A genuine star of cinema on screen and a fiery hell raiser off screen, Richard St John Harris was born on October 1, 1930 in Limerick, Ireland, to a farming family. He was an excellent rugby player and had a strong passion for literature. Unfortunately, a bout of tuberculosis as a teenager ended his aspirations to a rugby career...See full bio »
(performer: "I Wonder What The King Is Doing Tonight" - uncredited, "Camelot" - uncredited, "How to Handle A Woman" - uncredited, "What Do The Simple Folk Do?" - uncredited, "Finale: Camelot" - uncredited / "Camelot" - uncredited)
Someone asked me once "What is the difference between Tom Cruise now and you when you were a major star?" I said there is a great difference. Look at a photograph of me from the old days and I'm going to one of my film premieres with a bottle of vodka in my hand. Tom Cruise has a bottle of Evian water. That's the difference - a bottle of Evian water.
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