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Richard Harris Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1930
Place of Birth Limerick, Ireland
Death day October 25, 2002 (72 years old)
Zodiac Sign Libra
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Richard Harris

Richard John Harris is an Irish singer and actor. He has appeared on stage and in many films, including as Frank Machin in This Sporting Life, for which he was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor, and as King Arthur in Camelot. in 1967, as well as The Rebirth of the scene in 1981. musical. He played a noble captured by Native Americans in A Man Called Horse, a gunman in Clint Eastwood's Western film Unforgiven, Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Gladiator and Albus Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter films. : Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the latter being his last movie role. Harris has achieved number one singing success in Australia, Jamaica and Canada, and reached the top 10 in the UK, Ireland and the US with the recording of Jimmy Webb's "MacArthur Park" in 1968. In 2020, he ranked at number 10. 3 on The Irish Times' list of the greatest Irish film actors.

Born Richard St John Harris, October 1, 1930, Limerick, Ireland
Died October 25, 2002, London, England
Resting place Ashes scattered in the Bahamas
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1956–2002
Children Damian Harris, Jared Harris, Jamie Harris
Relatives Annabelle Wallis (niece)
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About Richard Harris

Irish star who played Dumbledore in first two Harry Potter films. Earlier in his career, he portrayed Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Gladiator and played King Arthur in 1967's Camelot.

Richard Harris before fame

As a college student, he rented a tiny theater and directed a critically praised musical. The musical was a financial failure, however, which caused him to be temporarily homeless.

Achievement of Richard Harris

He initially refused the role of Albus Dumbledore, although he eventually relented due to pressure put on him by his ten-year-old granddaughter.

Richard Harris family life

His marriage to Elizabeth Rees-Williams lasted twelve years. The couple divorced in 1969. He was married to Ann Turkel from 1974 to 1982. He had three children.

Associations of Richard Harris

He played gunfighter English Bob in Clint Eastwood's film Unforgiven.

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Latest information about Richard Harris updated on June 14 2021.

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