George Harris

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Date of Birth October 20, 1949
Place of Birth Grenada
Age 71 years old
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George Harris (actor)

George William Harris is a British actor. His notable roles include Kingsley Shacklebolt in the Harry Potter film series, Captain Simon Katanga in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Clive King in the BBC medical drama Casualty, where he was one of the original cast members. He also played real-life Somali warlord Osman Ali Atto in the 2001 film Black Hawk Down.

Born: George William Harris, October 20, 1949, Grenada, West Indies
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1969–Present
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About George Harris

He played Kingsley Shacklebolt, one of the officers of the Ministry of Magic, in the Harry Potter films and was cast in Casualty. He also played Captain Simon Katanga in Raiders of the Lost Ark.

Before Fame

He was cast as a detective in the ITV series, Wolcott, as Britain's first ever on-screen black detective.


In addition to his on-screen roles, he appeared in numerous stage productions at the Royal Court and West End: in Jesus Christ Superstar, as well as the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice production of Cricket.

Family Life

He was born in Grenada, moved to the West Indies, and was educated in his father's home country of Barbados.


He played the African warlord Osman Ali Atto in Ridley Scott's award-winning film, Black Hawk Down.

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Latest information about George Harris updated on October 28, 2020.

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