Harry Hamlin (born October 30, 1951, in Pasadena, California) is an American actor. Hamlin, an alumnus of the Theta Zeta chapter of the national fraternity Delta Kappa Epsilon at the University of California, Berkeley, is married to actress and television host Lisa Rinna. Between 1991 and 1993 he was married to actress Nicollette Sheridan, and to actress Laura Johnson from 1985 to 1989.
Hamlin's big-screen break was a starring role in the 1981 Greek mythology epic Clash of the Titans. Afterwards, his career faltered somewhat until 1986.
Hamlin starred on the NBC TV drama L.A. Law from 1986 to 1991. After his role ended on the show, Hamlin tried to revive his movie career. However, so far he has only starred in B movies and direct-to-video features.
In an episode of Batman: The Animated Series entitled "Joker's Wild," Hamlin played the role of Keiser, a business man who sinks all his money into a casino, then counts on the Joker to destroy it in order to collect on the insurance policy from a reputable company.
In 2004, Hamlin began a recurring role on the television series Veronica Mars. He plays fading action hero Aaron Echolls, father to central show character Logan Echolls. Aaron's wife, Lynne, was played by Hamlin's real-life wife Lisa Rinna.