David Harbour (born April 10th, 1974) is an American actor who portrays the lead role of Chief Jim Hopper in the Netflix original television series Stranger Things. Harbour's most notable performances are in War of the Worlds (2005), Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (2005) and Stranger Things (2016).
Harbour has performed in film, theater and television. He was born in New York, U.S. and graduated from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire in the year of 1997.
Harbour's only award nomination as of August 13th, 2016 is a 2005 Tony Award for a Best Featured Actor in a Play for the play Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? However, with the release of Stranger Things, Harbour's reputation rose deliberately as he was recognized for many awards and nominations for his acclaimed portrayal of Chief Jim Hopper in the TV horrow show.