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Desmond Harrington (born October 19, 1976) is an American actor who portrayed Jack Bass in the television adaptation of Gossip Girl. He is also known for movies such as The Hole (2001), Ghost Ship (2002), and Wrong Turn (2003). He joined the cast of the Showtime series Dexter in its third season, as Det. Joseph "Joey" Quinn.

Life and Career Edit

Harrington was born in Savannah, Georgia and raised in the Bronx, New York. His first role was Aulon in Luc Besson's The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc (1999). He soon afterward nabbed prominent roles in films such as The Hole (2001), Ghost Ship (2002), and Wrong Turn (2003). Harrington also appeared in the Steven Spielbergsci-fi drama Taken, in which he played Jesse Keys, an abductee of aliens.

In 2007, he guest-starred in Law and Order: Criminal Intent as a serial killer.

In September 2008, he joined the cast of the Showtime TV show Dexter as Detective Joseph "Joey" Quinn.

In December 2008, he played a guest role on Gossip Girl playing Jack Bass. He reprised his role through guest appearances in season three of the show and continuing to the show's finale New York, I Love You XOXO in December 2012. In the same month, he made a guest appearance in the season three premiere of Justified, playing Fletcher "The Ice Pick" Nix. He also played a small role in The Dark Knight Rises (2012) as a police officer and had a role in Nicolas Winding Refn 2016 thriller film The Neon Demon.

Filmography Edit

Movies Edit

Movie Role Year
The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc Aulon 1999
Boiler Room JT Marlin Trainee 2000
Massholes Bing 2000
Drop Back Ten Spanks Voley 2000
Riding in Cars with Boys Bobby 2001
The Hole Mike Steel 2001
My First Mister Randy 2001
Life Makes Sense If You're Famous Jay 2002
Ghost Ship Jack Ferriman 2002
We Were Soldiers Sp4 Bill Beck 2002
Wrong Turn Chris Flynn 2003
Love Object Kenneth Winslow 2003
3-Way Ralph Hagen 2004
Taphephobia Mike Hollister 2006
Bottom's Up Rusty #1 2006
Fort Pit Mike Sokeletski 2007
Exit Speed Sam Cutter 2008
TiMER Dan the Man 2009
Life Is Hot in Cracktown Benny 2009
Not Since You Sam 2009
The Dark Knight Rises Police Officer on bridge 2012
The Neon Demon Jack 2016

Television Edit

Show Role Episode Count Year
Taken Jesse Keys - Adult 3 2002
Dragnet Det. Jimmy McCarron/Det. Dexter McCarron 10 2003-04
Law and Order: Criminal Intent Tim Rainey 1 2006
Kidnapped Kenneth Cantrell 1 2006
Sons & Daughters Wylie Blake 9 2006-07
Rescue Me Troy 7 2007
Dexter Det. Joseph Quinn 72 2008-13
Gossip Girl Jack Bass 11 2009-12
Justified Fletcher 'The Ice Pick' Nix 1 2012
Those Who Kill Bronte 2014
The Astronaut Wives Club Alex Shephard 2015
Limitless Agent Casey Rooks 2015

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