Rex Harrison

Rex Harrison

English film and stage actor (1908-1990)
Sir Reginald Carey "Rex" Harrison was an English actor. Harrison began his career on the stage in 1924. He made his West End debut in 1936 appearing in the Terence Rattigan play French Without Tears, in what was his breakthrough role.Wikipedia
BornMarch 5, 1908
HometownHuyton, Lancashire, England
Height6'1" (1.86m)
SpouseMercia Tinker (m 1979 - 1990) , Elizabeth Rees-Williams (m 1971 - 1975) , Kay Kendall (m 1957 - 1959) , Noel Margery Colette-Thomas (m 1934 - 1942) , Rachel Roberts (m 1962 - 1971) , Lilli Palmer (m 1943 - 1957)
ChildrenNoel Harrison , Carey Harrison
ParentsEdith Mary Carey , William Reginald Harrison
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Top Stories

Elizabeth Harris Aitken, peer’s daughter who survived turbulent earlier marriages to Rex Harrison and Richard Harris – obituary

  • Elizabeth Harris Aitken, who has died aged 85, began her career as an actress and later founded a successful PR business; but she became better known for her turbulent marriages to the actors Richard Harris and Sir Rex Harrison, which she chronicled in a volume of memoirs, Love, Honour and Dismay (1976).

Albums

Cleopatra [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
Cleopatra [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
1963
My Fair Lady [Original Broadway Cast Recording]
My Fair Lady [Original Broadway Cast Recording]
1956

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1968Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyDoctor Dolittle (1967 film)Nominated
1966Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaThe Agony and the EcstasyNominated
1966British Academy of Film & Television ArtsBritish ActorMy Fair Lady (film)Nominated
1965Academy AwardActorMy Fair Lady (film)Winner
1965Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyMy Fair Lady (film)Winner