Neil Patrick Harris: I took child actor 'under my wing'
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Harris: Child actor was 'under my wing'

Former child star Neil Patrick Harris says he gave guidance to a British child actor during the filming of A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Neil Patrick Harris, who plays Count Olaf in A Series of Unfortunate Events, has said he took British actor Louis Hynes "under his wing" during filming.

Harris, who was in the TV show Doogie Howser as a child, told 5 live's Sarah Brett he gave as much guidance as possible to his young co-stars Louis Hynes and Malina Weissman.