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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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Known For

Australia
Australia Music Department
(2008)
Bran Nue Dae
Bran Nue Dae Soundtrack
(2009)
Last Cab to Darwin
Last Cab to Darwin Soundtrack
(2015)
Rolf on Art
Rolf on Art Himself / Himself - Presenter
(2001-2007)

Filmography

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 2012 Run for Your Wife
Busker
 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)
 2011 The Fruit Cases (TV Movie)
Captain Straw (voice)
 1979 The Little Convict
The Storyteller / Grandpa
 1974-1975 The Sooty Show (TV Series)
- Episode #12.10 (1975)
- Episode #12.2 (1974)
 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
 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
 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
 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: "Win or Die!: The Making of a King". London: Knight Books. ISBN 0340516178 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:

The most wonderful magic is watching someone doing a drawing in front of your eyes and that's why drawing and painting on TV is wonderful - it's always a total mystery, and the training I have had in fine art, I have been able to use that. See more »

Trivia:

He was awarded the C.B.E. (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for his services to entertainment in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours List. See more »

Trademark:

Goatee beard and glasses

Nickname:

"Ris" at school See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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