Robert Harris (I) (1900–1995)


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Robert Harris was born on March 28, 1900 in Weston-super-Mare, England, UK. He was an actor, known for That Lady (1955), Canterbury Tales (1969) and The Monsters (1962). He died on May 18, 1995 in Hillingdon, London, England, UK. See full bio »

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Known For

That Lady Cardinal
(1955)
(1969)
The Monsters Professor Cato
(1962)

Filmography

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 1982 Q.E.D. (TV Series)
Judge
- 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)
The Lord Chief Justice
- Rebellion's Masterpiece (1978) ... The Lord Chief Justice
 1978 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Judge
 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)
Sobel
- The Picture in Sobel's Window (1976) ... Sobel (as Robert H. Harris)
 1975 The Poisoning of Charles Bravo (TV Series)
Dr. Gully
- Public Exposure (1975) ... Dr. Gully
- Marital Rights (1975) ... Dr. Gully
- Intimate Relations (1975) ... Dr. Gully
 1975 Love Among the Ruins (TV Movie)
The Judge
 1974/II The Terrorists
Palmer
 1974 Notorious Woman (TV Mini Series)
Joseph Foureau
- Trial (1974) ... Joseph Foureau
 1973 Massacre in Rome
Father Pancrazio
 1972 Lady Caroline Lamb
Apothecary
 1972 Young Winston
Speaker Gully
 1970-1972 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Duke of Venice / Mr. Fowler
- The Merchant of Venice (1972) ... Duke of Venice
- Separate Tables (1970) ... Mr. Fowler
 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)
Frayne
- The End of the Line (1970) ... Frayne
 1969 The Avengers (TV Series)
Sir Rodney
- Love All (1969) ... Sir Rodney
 1968 The Jazz Age (TV Series)
Sir David Carter
- Lonely Road (1968) ... Sir David Carter
 1968 Gazette (TV Series)
Rt. Hon. Austin Gregory
- Announcement (1968) ... Rt. Hon. 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 Antigone (TV Mini Series)
Creon
- Part 2 (1962) ... Creon
- Part 1 (1962) ... Creon
- Introduction (1962) ... Creon
 1957-1962 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Cauchon / Craig / Henry Gurney / ...
- The Lark (1962) ... Cauchon
- The Mark of the Warrior (1959) ... Craig
- The Face of Treason (1959) ... Henry Gurney
- The Gioconda Smile (1957) ... Dr. Libbard
 1962 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Judge West
- Cover Story (1962) ... Judge West
 1960 The Richest Man in the World (TV Movie)
Barranca
 1960 Oscar Wilde
Justice Richard Henn Collins - First Trial
 1959 The Life and Death of Sir John Falstaff (TV Series)
King Henry IV
- God Save the King (1959) ... King Henry IV
- Into Battle (1959) ... King Henry IV
- The Call to Arms (1959) ... King Henry IV
- The Gadshill Job (1959) ... King Henry IV
 1958 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Francis Meldreth
- Various Heavens (1958) ... Francis Meldreth
 1952-1958 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Padre / Professor Mark Anderson / Arnholm / ...
- The End of the Equation (1958) ... Professor Mark Anderson
- The Lady from the Sea (II) (1958) ... Arnholm
- The Lark (1956) ... Cauchon, Bishop of Beauvais
- Morning Star (1956) ... Oliver Blackwood
- Return to Tyassi (1956) ... Gilbert Cotton
 1958 The Freedom of the Prisoner (TV Movie)
Chaplain
 1958 Television Playwright (TV Series)
Bruce Anstey
- The Confession (1958) ... Bruce Anstey
 1958 Television World Theatre (TV Series)
Arthur
- The Judge (1958) ... Arthur
 1957 Seven Days from Now
Arthur J. Middleton
 1955 La traviata (TV Movie)
Armand Duval
 1955 London Playhouse (TV Series)
Kenneth
- The Haven (1955) ... Kenneth
 1955 That Lady
Cardinal
 1954 The Peach Garden (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 1953 Laughing Anne
Joseph Conrad
 1952 Martin Kane (TV Series)
 1951 In Time of Pestilence
Narrator (voice)
 1949 The Late Edwina Black (TV Movie)
Gregory Black
 1949 Which Will Ye Have? (Short)
Pilate
 1949 The Bad Lord Byron
Dallas
 1949 For Them That Trespass
Defense Counsel Sir Huntley
 1948 The Tragedy of King Lear Part 2/II (TV Movie)
Edgar
 1948 The Tragedy of King Lear Part 2/I (TV Movie)
Edgar
 1948 The Tragedy of King Lear Part 1/II (TV Movie)
Edgar
 1948 The Tragedy of King Lear Part 1 (TV Movie)
Edgar
 1947 Mincemeat (TV Movie)
 1943 Underground Guerrillas
Col. 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
Subaltern
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," in the Stratford Theatre Festival at the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre in Stratford, England with Joy Parker, Julian Somers, Hugh Griffith, John Harrison, and Donald Sinden (Adrian) in the cast. Eric Crozier was director. Lennox Berkeley was musical director. 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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