Rex Harrison

Total Box Office:
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Highest Rated:
100% The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)
Lowest Rated:
32% Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Birthday:
Mar 5
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
Debonair and distinguished British star of stage and screen for more than 50 years, Sir Rex Harrison is best remembered for playing charming, slyly mischievous characters. Born Reginald Carey in 1908, he made his theatrical debut at age 16 with the Liverpool Repertory Theater, remaining with that…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Cleopatra 50th Anniversary
  • Actor
-- 2013
Essential Classic Musicals
  • Actor
-- 2007
Kingfisher
  • Actor
-- 2006
The Rake's Progress
  • Actor
-- 1995
Heartbreak House
  • Shotover
-- 1986
Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna
  • Grand Duke Cyril Romanov
-- 1986
Time to Die
  • Von Osten
-- 1983
The Kingfisher
  • Sir Cecil Warburton
-- 1982
Ashanti
  • Brian Walker
-- 1979
The Fifth Musketeer (Behind the Iron Mask) (The 5th Musketeer)
  • Colbert
-- 1979
Shalimar (Deadly Thief) (Raiders of the Sacred Stone)
  • Actor
-- 1978
Crossed Swords (The Prince and the Pauper)
  • Norfolk
-- 1977
Staircase
  • Charlie
-- 1969
A Flea In Her Ear
  • Victor Chandebisse/Poche
-- 1967
The Honey Pot
  • Cecil Fox
-- 1967
32% Doctor Dolittle
  • Dr. John Dolittle
-- 1967
86% The Agony and the Ecstasy
  • Pope Julius II
-- 1965
Yellow Rolls Royce
  • Actor
-- 1965
95% My Fair Lady
  • Prof. Henry Higgins
-- 1964
The Yellow Rolls-Royce
  • Marquess of Frinton
-- 1964
48% Cleopatra
  • Julius Caesar
-- 1963
The Happy Thieves
  • Jim Bourne
-- 1962
Midnight Lace
  • Tony Preston
-- 1960
The Reluctant Debutante
  • Jimmy Broadbent
-- 1958
The Constant Husband (Marriage a la Mode)
  • Charles Hathaway
-- 1955
King Richard and the Crusaders
  • Saladin
-- 1954
Main Street to Broadway
  • Guest
-- 1953
The Four Poster
  • John Edwards
-- 1952
Long Dark Hall
  • Arthur Groome
-- 1951
Escape
  • Matt Denant
-- 1948
93% Unfaithfully Yours
  • Sir Alfred De Carter
-- 1948
100% The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
  • Ghost of Capt. Daniel Gregg
-- 1947
88% Anna and the King of Siam
  • The King of Siam
-- 1946
Journey Together
  • Guest
-- 1946
I Live in Grosvenor Square
  • Maj. David Bruce
-- 1945
71% Blithe Spirit
  • Charles Condomine
-- 1945
100% Major Barbara
  • Adolphus Cusins
-- 1941
92% Night Train to Munich (Gestapo)
  • Gus Bennett
-- 1940
Over the Moon
  • Dr. Freddie Jarvis
-- 1938
Citadel
  • Actor
-- 1938
80% The Citadel
  • Dr. Lawford
-- 1938
Sidewalks of London
  • Harley Prentiss
-- 1938
Storm in a Teacup
  • Frank Burdon
-- 1937
Men Are Not Gods
  • Tommy Stapleton
-- 1936
All at Sea
  • Aubrey Bellingham
-- 1933

Rex Harrison Trivia

"It was during this time of personal turmoil that Harrison was offered the role of his career: Professor Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady."
- submitted by Tracey c (4 years ago)
After publishing a successful auto-biography, Rex, in 1975 and getting knighted by the queen in 1989, Rex Harrison died of pancreatic cancer on June 2, 1990, just three weeks after his final stage appearance in W. Somerset Maugham's play The Circle.
- submitted by Tracey c (4 years ago)

Quotes from Rex Harrison's Characters

    1. Dr. John Dolittle: I think as a matter of principle, one should always avoid eating one's friends.
    From Doctor Dolittle. Submitted by Frances H (4 months ago)
    1. Prof. Henry Higgins: [singing] Women are irrational, that's all there is to that! Their heads are full of cotton, hay, and rags. They're nothing but exasperating, irritating, vacillating, calculating, agitating, maddening and infuriating hags!
    From My Fair Lady. Submitted by Movie M (17 months ago)
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