“legen… wait for it… dary ! legendary !! ” is now one of the most popular catchphrases online;quoted by Barney Stinson from the hit show ‘how I met your mother’, it encompasses all that is Neil Patrick Harris; the actor who portrays him.
  most audiences ( especially  in Asia ) know him from the aforementioned show and as Patrick Winslow in ‘The Smurfs’. but Neil has had a long and colorful career in acting, theater and music.
 Born on June 15, 1974 in New Mexico, USA. he was involved in school plays and shows, his first movie was ‘Clara’s heart’  in 1988. He shot to fame with ‘Doogie Houser M.D’, portraying  the epinomus  teenage doctor. He was praised was his acting and was awarded the people’s choice award in 1990  and ’91.
Neil Patrick Harris as Carl Jenkins in Starship Troopers ( 1997)
He went on to act in several plays, movies and shows but his most popular role till date is Barney Stinson( How I met your Mother) ; the suit-wearing, womanizing,’bimbo a day’ New Yorker has been credited for the show’s popularity(2005-2014) his portrayal has earned him immense popularity and critical acclaim.
In 2006 Neil Patrick announced that he was gay and was in a relationship with David Burtka,saying I am happy to dispel any rumors or misconceptions and am quite proud to say that I am a very content gay man living my life to the fullest and feel most fortunate to be working with wonderful people in the business I love.”
His revelation was met with much fan-fare and media attention, and he quickly became a gay icon and was praised for coming out of the closet. as of 2013, he is engaged to David and has two surrogate children.
 
Neil is often regarded as one of the most popular hosts on televison and has hosted several award shows ( 61st Emmy,65th and 67th Tony) he also performed the opening sequence of the 82nd Oscars.
 
NPH is a global icon and stands as an example for equality  and tolerance, one of the most popular jokes about him is ” god made him gay so that other men could have girlfriends “.
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