Knowledge Identifier: +Richard_Harris
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1930.
Countries: United States (38%), United Kingdom (35%), Ireland (9%)
Linked to: Crescent College, Central School of Speech and Drama, Munster Schools Junior Cup, Munster Schools Rugby Senior Cup
In 1957, he married Elizabeth Rees-Williams, the daughter of David Rees-Williams, 1st Baron Ogmore.
Elizabeth Rees-Williams - She married Richard Harris in 1957, whom she had three biological sons with
Hey Jude - The only other chart-topping song worldwide in the 1960s that ran over seven minutes was "MacArthur Park", written by Jimmy Webb and performed by Richard Harris
For his role, Harris won the award for best actor in 1963 at the Cannes Film Festival.
In 1966, Harris starred as Cain in John Huston's film The Bible: In the Beginning.
It topped several music sales charts in Europe during the summer of 1968.
The Cassandra Crossing - "'The Cassandra Crossing"' is a 1976 Italian-British disaster/thriller film directed by George Pan Cosmatos and starring Richard Harris, Sophia_Loren, Martin Sheen, Burt Lancaster, Lee Strasberg, Ava Gardner and O. J. Simpson about an infected Swedish terrorist who plagues a train's passengers as they head to a derelict arch bridge
Pierce Brosnan - Brosnan met Australian actress Cassandra Harris through David Harris, one of Richard Harris' nephews, in 1977, shortly after he left drama school
Fiona Fullerton - In 1982, she starred on the West End stage as Guinevere in the musical "Camelot", alongside Richard Harris
Robert Cuccioli - Cuccioli starred as Lancelot de Lac in U.S. and Canadian national tours of "Camelot" in 1987, with Richard Harris
In an interview with the Toronto Star in 2001, Harris expressed his concern that his association with the Harry Potter movies would outshine the rest of his career.
King Lear - The play was again adapted to the world of gangsters in Don Boyd's 2001 "My Kingdom", a version which differs from all others in commencing with the Lear character, Sandeman, played by Richard Harris, in a loving relationship with his wife