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Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1930
Place of Birth Perth, Australia
Age 91 years old
Zodiac Sign Aries
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Rolf Harris

Rolf Harris is an Australian entertainment artist whose career includes work as a musician, singer-songwriter, songwriter, comedian, actor, artist and television personality. He was convicted in 2014 for sexually assaulting 4 underage girls, which ended his career. Harris is known for the songs "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport" and "Jake the Peg" and the recording of "Two Little Boys". He often uses unusual instruments in his concerts: he plays the didgeridoo; credited with the invention of the oscillating board; and linked with Stylophone. During the 1960s and 1970s Harris became a successful television personality in the UK, later appearing on shows such as the Rolf Animation Club and Animal Hospital. In 2005 he painted an official portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. He lived in Bray, Berkshire, England for over six decades.

Born March 30, 1930, Bassendean, Western Australia, Australia
Alma mater University of Western Australia, Claremont Teachers' College
Occupation Musician, singer-songwriter, composer, comedian, television personality, presenter, actor, broadcaster, painter
Years active 1953–2013
Criminal penalty 5 years, 9 months imprisonment
Criminal status Released on licence in 2017
Children 1
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About Rolf Harris

Australian artist known equally for his music and drawings. He released the hit "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport." In July 2014, he was sentenced to more than five years in prison for sexual offenses.

Rolf Harris before fame

He was a champion swimmer in the 110 yard backstroke as a sixteen year old.

Achievement of Rolf Harris

He had his first solo art exhibition in his hometown of Perth when he was sixteen.

Rolf Harris family life

He married Alwen Hughes on March 1, 1958 and had one child with her.

Associations of Rolf Harris

He drew an official picture of Queen Elizabeth II in late 2005.

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Latest information about Rolf Harris updated on June 14 2021.

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