Neil Patrick Harris is the American actor who portrays Count Olaf on Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events. He also sings the intro song, “Look Away”, as Count Olaf.


His husband is David Burtka and he has two children, Gideon Burtka-Harris and Harper Burtka-Harris, via a surrogate mother. All three of them also appeared in The Carnivorous Carnival: Part Two as Mr. Willums, Skip Willums, and Trixie Willums.


  • His role as Count Olaf is especially hard because when doing the disguises, he has to portray Count Olaf who is portraying someone else.

Filmography & Writing/ Directing Credits


A Series of Unfortunate Events (TV series):

Season 1:

Season 2:

Season 3


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