Kendrick and Harris perform the song Moving Pictures during the Oscar Awards show.
London Fog releases its spring ad campaign featuring Harris – just days before the actor will make his debut at the Oscars to host for the first time.
In one of the newly released images, Harris wears a monochromatic gray suit and tie while resting a patterned umbrella on his shoulder. This is Harris’s second campaign for the iconic label.
Pike appears on the cover of the February 2015 issue of Vanity Fair magazine. She talks about her partner Robie Uniacke, strange fan encounters, and the sex scene in Gone Girls with Harris.
I spent more time in front of the camera on that film than in my entire career to date, because he’s shooting five to six hours of footage a day, and over a hundred days shooting—that mounts up.
Seacrest interviews Harris during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about hosting the 2015 Oscars.
It was unbelievable. It’s been a busy year and so much is going on. I’m actually right now traveling across the country to do book tour stuff and then right before I started that journey, they asked me about the Oscars, which turned into this whole other thing It’s going to be a gigantic show.
Harris appears as a guest on Conan to promote his latest film, Gone Girl and his book, Choose Your Own Autobiography. He also talks about his sex scenes on film and on stage, and shares some childhood memories, including kissing two girls at the same time.
It’s random stories of things I have done. I have these crazy chapters from Doogie Howser, to Doctor Horrible, to Barney Stinson to opening the Tony’s, to having babies, and making out with dudes.
Harris and Meyers discuss his book Choose you own Adventure on Late Show with Seth Meyers.
You are a character in a book. You choose witch ever path you want to follow and you choose your own adventure in the book.
Pike and Meyers discuss her sex scene with Harris on the film Gone Girl on Late Show with Seth Meyers.
That is when it feels highly awkward. It goes from mildly inappropriate to totally inappropriate.
Harris and Burtka, partners for 10 years, get married in Italy. They wear matching Tom Ford tuxedos during the ceremony. The ceremony is officiated by close friend, Pam Fryman, director and producer of How I Met Your Mother. Elton John performs at the reception.
— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) September 8, 2014
Harris accepts the ALS challenge from Ben Affleck and nominates David Franco, Christina Hendricks and Nathan Fillion.
Harris wins an American Theatre Wing Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical, for his role as a transsexual singer in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. This is Harris’s first Tony Award.
Harris appears on the cover of the second May 2014 issue of Rolling Stone magazine. He talks about how coming out as gay has helped his career, the irony of his past, and Harold and Kumar being a turning point in his career.
Who knew that three days on a funny stoner comedy would alter my track record the way it did?
Seacrest interviews Harris during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about the last season of How I Meet Your Mother.
It could be, yeah. Our contract is up at eight (seasons). When you first do a pilot in hopes that goes into a show they make you sign a seven year contract. Then when we renegotiated about halfway through they tacked on another year. So, we had an eight year contract, and this is that eighth season. If we end up doing a ninth season, which would be super rad, then they just sort of have to renegotiate that and figure it all out. I feel like the shows as strong as it’s been and that we, the cast, are getting along as well as we ever have. It seems like a kind of dream job, so it’s one I would love to do for a long time.
Harris wins People’s Choice Award of Favorite TV Comedy Actor.
Harris is honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame under the category of Television. There to celebrate with him are his good friends Jason Segel and Joss Whedon. On the location of his star:
As much of an honor as this is, unfortunately, it won’t be the first time I’ve been plastered on the sidewalk in front of the Frolic Room. And yes, that includes right now. Happy hour starts early in there.
Harris wins Peoples Choice Award of Favorite TV Comedy Actor.
Fraternal twins Gideon Scott (boy) and Harper Grace (girl) are born to Harris and Burkah with the help of a surrogate mother. Each of the men is a biological father to one of the twins. Harris:
The one thing that I am so appreciative of that my parents did to us is talk to us like we were regular people, and didn’t talk to us like we were little babies. We’re going to tell them information. I want them to have information. The way that they were brought into this world was very unique and weirdly scientific, and the technology involved in it, I think, is remarkable. It came because we really, really wanted kids. We really had thought it through financially, emotionally, relationship wise. We didn’t accidentally get pregnant and decide that now we need to make this work. These kids come in to our world with nothing but love.
Harris is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother.
They announce the nominations so early in the morning, that this year I just stayed up all night and had an Emmy rave. So I must say, I’m deeply honored to be nominated, and also, my hair feels just amazing.
Harris is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother.
I love being in the mix again this year, but am absolutely over the moon about HIMYM‘s best comedy series nomination. The only multicamera show in the mix! This kind of recognition is huge for us. Just huge. It should be quite the night. Being asked to host the show—terrific. Getting a third nomination—fantastic. Having the ability to scribble my name in the envelope backstage when no one is looking—priceless.