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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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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Rolf on Art
Rolf on Art Himself / Himself - Presenter
(2001-2007)
Star Portraits with Rolf Harris
Star Portraits with Rolf Harris Himself - Presenter
(2004-2007)
Kids Can Say No
Kids Can Say No Himself - Presenter
(1985)

Filmography

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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)
 1979 The Little Convict
The Storyteller / Grandpa
 1960 Man from Interpol (TV Series)
Grady
- The Doll Maker (1960) ... Grady
 1959 Crash Drive
Bart
 1959 Web of Suspicion
Ben
 1959 Hancock's Half Hour (TV Series)
Sailor / Australian Barman
- The Flight of the Red Shadow (1959) ... Sailor
- Underpaid! or, Grandad's SOS (1959) ... Australian Barman
 1958-1959 The Vise (TV Series)
Airport Clerk / Harry
- Full Moon (1959) ... Harry
- The Lady Doesn't Scare (1958) ... Airport Clerk
- 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: "The Rolf Harris Animal Quiz Book: animals of the British Isles". London: Arrow Books. ISBN 0099154404 See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Print Biographies | 1 Portrayal | 3 Interviews | 9 Articles | 23 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Did You Know?

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:

Has now lived in Britain since 1952: he has had numerous television shows since 1953 when he got an audition drawing cartoons on TV show "Jigsaw", based on his expertise as both a popular singer and a cartoonist. Queensland, Australia, in 1982 - where he sang Australia. See more »

Trademark:

Goatee beard and glasses

Nickname:

Boy from Bassendean See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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