Richard Harris

Born: 10/1/1930
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland

Though born in Ireland, he has played the part of English kings, Arthur in the film version of Lerner and Loewe's Camelot (1967) and Richard I in Robin and Marian (1976), and French king George II in King of the Wind (1989). Throughout his prolific career, Harris has been part of classic films, including The Guns of Navarone (1961), Mutiny on the Bounty (1962), Hawaii (1966), and Unforgiven (1992). He received Best Actor Oscar nominations for The Field (1990) and This Sporting Life (1963), and won a Golden Globe for Camelot (1967). More recently, Harris has appeared in Gladiator (2000), and as Headmaster Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone(2001).

Died: 10/25/2002
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