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) , Rachel Roberts (m 1962 - 1971) , Kay Kendall (m 1957 - 1959) , Lilli Palmer (m 1943 - 1957) , Noel Margery Colette-Thomas (m 1934 - 1942)
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).

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Shalimar
Shalimar
PG-13
2h 17min
1978
Staircase
Staircase
R
1h 36min
1969
Doctor Dolittle
Doctor Dolittle
G
2h 32min
1967
The Honey Pot
The Honey Pot
2h 30min
1967
The Agony and the Ecstasy
The Agony and the Ecstasy
2h 18min
1965
The Yellow Rolls-Royce
The Yellow Rolls-Royce
2h 2min
1965
My Fair Lady
My Fair Lady
G
2h 50min
1964
Cleopatra
Cleopatra
G
3h 12min
1963
The Happy Thieves
The Happy Thieves
1h 28min
1961
Midnight Lace
Midnight Lace
1h 43min
1960
The Reluctant Debutante
The Reluctant Debutante
1h 34min
1958
The Constant Husband
The Constant Husband
1h 28min
1955
King Richard and the Crusaders
King Richard and the Crusaders
1h 54min
1954
The Four Poster
The Four Poster
1h 43min
1952
The Long Dark Hall
The Long Dark Hall
1h 26min
1951
Unfaithfully Yours
Unfaithfully Yours
1h 45min
1948
The Foxes of Harrow
The Foxes of Harrow
1h 57min
1947
The Ghost and Mrs Muir
The Ghost and Mrs Muir
1h 44min
1947
Notorious Gentleman
Notorious Gentleman
1h 50min
1946
Anna and the King of Siam
Anna and the King of Siam
2h 8min
1946
A Yank in London
A Yank in London
1h 46min
1946
Blithe Spirit
Blithe Spirit
1h 36min
1945
Major Barbara
Major Barbara
2h 1min
1941
Night Train to Munich
Night Train to Munich
1h 30min
1940

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 DolittleNominated
1966Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - DramaThe Agony and the EcstasyNominated
1966British Academy of Film & Television ArtsBritish ActorMy Fair LadyNominated
1965Academy AwardActorMy Fair LadyWinner
1965Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedyMy Fair LadyWinner