Listen, sometimes it can be really, really, super hard to separate an actor from the persona that they play on, say, a TV show or movie franchise. For many watching the 68th Annual Tony Awards last night (June 8), it must have been a bit of a departure to see Neil Patrick Harris, erstwhile star of nine seasons of CBS’ “How I Met Your Mother,” don sky-high platforms, a blonde wig and a gallon or so of body glitter to perform a number from Broadway’s “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”
Harris totally owns the role of the glam-rock songwriter left with “an angry inch” after a botched gender reassignment surgery in communist Berlin, which is why he won the Tony for Best Actor In A Musical for his work later in the night. However, nine seasons of a show really make an impression on a person, so we couldn’t help but wonder what the legen-waitforit-dary Barney Stinson would think of Harris’ all-out performance as Hedwig.
When He Climbed Onto Orlando Bloom’s Face And Said He Was “Blooming”
When He Licked Samuel L. Jackson’s Spectacles
When He Bounced On Sting’s Knee
When He Swooned Upon Kevin Bacon
When He Planted A Wet One On His Adoring Husband