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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

The Rolf Harris Show
The Rolf Harris Show Himself - Host
(1967-1972)
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)

Filmography

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 2012 Run for Your Wife
Busker
 2011 The Fruit Cases (TV Movie)
Captain Straw (voice)
 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
 1965 A Slight Case of... (TV Series)
- Opium (1965)
 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:

Does several live musical performances every year around the UK, Ireland and Australia and has become somewhat of an icon among students 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 don't quite know what the reason for critics' existence is really. They seem to sit there and try and think of something snide to say about something which is fairly popular, so if it's popular they think it can't be any good. See more »

Trivia:

Named after writer Rolf Boldrewood. See more »

Trademark:

Goatee beard and glasses

Nickname:

Boy from Bassendean See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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