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Robert Harris (I) (1900–1995)

Robert Harris was born on March 28, 1900 in Weston-super-Mare, England as Robert Louis A. Harris. He was an actor, known for The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), Love Among the Ruins (1975) and Massacre in Rome (1973). He died on May 18, 1995 in Hillingdon, London, England. See full bio »
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 1982 Q.E.D. (TV Series)
- Target: London (1982) ... Judge
 1979 Henry V (TV Movie)
Duke of Burgundy
 1978 Edward & Mrs. Simpson (TV Mini-Series)
Speaker of the House of Commons
- The Abdication (1978) ... Speaker of the House of Commons
 1978 Fairy Tales
Dr. Ears
 1978 Will Shakespeare (TV Mini-Series)
Lord Chief Justice
- Rebellion's Masterpiece (1978) ... Lord Chief Justice
 1978 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
 1977 Don't Forget to Write! (TV Series)
Sir William Parsons
- First Night (1977) ... Sir William Parsons
- A Friend in Need (1977) ... Sir William Parsons
 1976 Insight (TV Series)
- The Picture in Sobel's Window (1976) ... Sobel
 1975 Love Among the Ruins (TV Movie)
The Judge
 1974 Notorious Woman (TV Mini-Series)
Joseph Foureau
- Trial (1974) ... Joseph Foureau
 1973 Massacre in Rome
Father Pancrazio
 1972 Lady Caroline Lamb
 1972 Young Winston
Speaker Gully
 1971 Trial (TV Series)
Mr. Justice Harcourt
- Verdict (1971) ... Mr. Justice Harcourt
- In Judgement (1971) ... Mr. Justice Harcourt
- Perks (1971) ... Mr. Justice Harcourt
- Victim (1971) ... Mr. Justice Harcourt
- On the Evidence You Will Hear (1971) ... Mr. Justice Harcourt
 1970 Confession (TV Series)
Father Ambrose
- People Who Visit Glass Houses (1970) ... Father Ambrose
 1970 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
- The End of the Line (1970) ... Frayne
 1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Sir Rodney Kellogg
- Love All (1969) ... Sir Rodney Kellogg
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
Sir David Carter
- Lonely Road (1968) ... Sir David Carter
 1968 Gazette (TV Series)
Austin Gregory
 1967 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Judge / The Archbishop
- A Brilliant Future Behind Him (1967) ... Judge
- A Breach in the Wall (1967) ... The Archbishop
 1966 The Spies (TV Series)
Edward Manner
- Your Own Hand Strikes You Dead (1966) ... Edward Manner
 1963 The Model Murder Case
William Lamotte
 1962 The Monsters (TV Series)
Professor Cato
- Episode #1.4 (1962) ... Professor Cato
- Episode #1.3 (1962) ... Professor Cato
- Episode #1.2 (1962) ... Professor Cato
- Episode #1.1 (1962) ... Professor Cato
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Judge West
- Cover Story (1962) ... Judge West
 1960 The Richest Man in the World (TV Movie)
 1960 Oscar Wilde
Justice Henn Collins
 1957-1959 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Craig / Dr. Libbard
- The Mark of the Warrior (1959) ... Craig
 1957 The Fuzzy Pink Nightgown
Barney Baylies (as Robert H. Harris)
 1957 Climax! (TV Series)
 1957 Abandon Ship
Arthur J. Middleton
 1952-1956 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Padre / Oliver Blackwood / Julian Wyburton / ...
- The Lark (1956)
- Morning Star (1956) ... Oliver Blackwood
- Return to Tyassi (1956)
- Arrow to the Heart (II) (1956) ... Padre
- The River Line (1955) ... Julian Wyburton
 1955 London Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Haven (1955) ... Kenneth
 1955 The Goldbergs (TV Series)
 1954 The Peach Garden (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1953 Laughing Anne
Joseph Conrad
 1950-1953 Danger (TV Series)
 1951 In Time of Pestilence
Narrator (voice)
 1950 The Web (TV Series)
 1949 The Late Edwina Black (TV Movie)
Gregory Black
 1949 For Them That Trespass
Defense Counsel Sir Huntley
 1949 The Bad Lord Byron
 1949 Which Will Ye Have? (Short)
 1948 King Lear (TV Movie)
 1947 Mincemeat (TV Movie)
 1943 Underground Guerrillas
Colonel von Brock
 1943 The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp
Embassy Secretary
 1939 Rake's Progress (TV Movie)
John Wilkes
 1939 Marco Millions (TV Movie)
Kublai Khan
 1931 How He Lied to Her Husband (Short)
Henry Apjohn
 1930 The W Plan
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He played the title in William Shakespeare's "Macbeth" in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Valerie Taylor, Paul Scofield, John Harrison, Myles Eason, David King-Wood, Julian Somers, Donald Sinden, David O'Brien, Douglas Seale, Hugh Griffith, and Dudley Jones in the ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert H. Harris

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Oxford-educated, RADA-trained Shakespearean actor of dignified presence. He made his professional stage debut in 1923 in "The Will" at the Westminster Theatre. On Broadway, two years later, he appeared in "Easy Virtue". Harris acted with the Old Vic Company from 1931, later also at Stratford and at the West End. He toured the U.S. between 1963 and 1964, as Sir Thomas More in "A Man for All ... See more »

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