When Neil Patrick Harris Celebrated 15 Years With His Husband, He Shared A Moving Message Online

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In April 2019 How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris celebrated 15 years by the side of his now-husband David Burtka, but the couple have had a long journey to get to this point. And when the pair’s 15-year anniversary rolled around, Harris had a message for his spouse that caused the internet to go into meltdown.

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Neil Patrick Harris was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico in June 1973, and he has been in the spotlight for a big chunk of his life ever since. His talents were spotted at a children’s drama camp, you see, and this led him to be cast in the 1988 movie Clara’s Heart alongside Whoopi Goldberg. Thanks to his skills, Harris even earned himself a Golden Globe nomination for the role. And yet more good fortune was to follow after the up-and-coming star nabbed a spot on the TV show Doogie Howser, M.D.

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In turn, Doogie Howser, M.D. ended up making Harris a household name. The show was so popular, in fact, that the term “a Doogie Howser” became shorthand for a person who enjoys success at a young age. That said, Harris didn’t always welcome the fame and attention the series had earned him.

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