Richard Harris – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Richard Harris
Gender Male
Date of Birth October 1, 1930
Full Name Richard John Harris
Profession Actor and Singer
Nationality Irish
Date of Death October 25, 2002
Place of Death University College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Cause of Death Harris was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease in August 2002.
Birthplace Limerick, Ireland
Religion Spiritualism
Zodiac Sign Libra

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 m)
Weight 80 kg (176 lbs)
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue


Richard Harris Education

College: Crescent College, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).

Richard Harris Career

Profession: Actor and Singer

Known For: his Character of “Albus Dumbledore” in the first two Harry Potter films: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001) and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002).


Movie: Alive and Kicking

Net Worth: USD $20 million approx.

Family & Relatives

Father: Ivan John Harris

Mother: Mildred Josephine Harty Harris

Brother: William George Harris, Patrick Ivan Harris, Noel William Michael Harris, Dermot Harris.

Sister: None

Marital Status: Divorced

Ex Spouse: Elizabeth Rees-Williams (m. 1957-1969), Ann Turkel (m. 1974-1982)

No. of Children: 3 Son

Son: Jamie Harris, Damian Harris, Jared Harris.

Daughter: None

Past Relationships:

Princess Soraya (1964 – 1970)
Merle Oberon (1941 – 1955)

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