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Rolf Harris


Rolf Harris came to London in 1952 to study Art. A year later he was appearing on TV as an artist and storyteller and had his first hit as a singer in the early sixties with Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport. After a relatively quiet period in his life in the late seventies, his brother Bruce Harris became his manager and reinvented him. Harris is ... See full bio »
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 2012 Run for Your Wife
Busker
 2011 The Fruit Cases (TV Movie)
Captain Straw
 2011 Olive the Ostrich (TV Series)
Narrator
- Olive Plays Hockey (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
- Olive the Cowgirl (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
- Olive Meets a Mad Scientist (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
- Olive Goes to the Theatre (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
- Olive goes to a High Dive Competition (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
 1985 Highway (TV Series)
 1979 The Little Convict
Grandpa
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
Grady
- The Doll Maker (1960) ... Grady
 1959 Crash Drive
Bart
 1959 Web of Suspicion
Ben
 1958-1959 The Vise (TV Series)
Harry / Airport Clerk
- Full Moon (1959) ... Harry
- Background for Murder (1958) ... Airport Clerk
 1956 Jim Whittington and His Sealion (TV Movie)
The Demon King
 1955 You Lucky People
Pvt. Proudfoot
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "Every Picture Tells a Story". London: Phaidon Press. ISBN 0714825549 See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | 23 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like to slosh on paint to kill the white of the canvas with a bit of turpentine. Then I start with a blur which looks something like the subject and I gradually refine it. See more »

Trivia:

Invented the 'wobble-board' - a musical instrument basically consisting of a large, flexible piece of wood which makes a characteristic oscillating sound when 'wobbled'. This was parodied by The Kinks on their 1969 song 'Australia', which features a wobble-board solo. See more »

Trademark:

Goatee beard and glasses

Nickname:

Handy Harris See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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