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Richard was born under the official name Harris, Richard St. John on October 1st, 1930. He died on October 25th, 2002 in Bloomsbury, London, England, UK (Hodgkin's disease). He has been a credited actor since the 1961 film The Guns of Navarone.
Richard Harris was a dependable leading actor. He has starred in three films including the 2001 adventure film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone as the character Professor Albus Dumbledore, the 1993 drama movie Silent Tongue playing Prescott Roe and the 1967 adventure release Camelot cast as King Arthur.
Richard has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in seventeen films including: the 2002 action film The Count of Monte Cristo as the character AbbÃ© Faria, the 2000 action movie Gladiator playing Marcus Aurelius and the 1998 comedy release Sibirskiy tsiryulnik cast as Makkreken.
His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2001 adventure film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, which brought in $318,000,000 at the box office.
Richard is a fan favorite, having been featured on the cover of at least two magazines, captured in more than four pictorials, interviewed in over six publications and featured in fifteen magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least two books.
As an actor Richard Harris has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on two occasions. His first nomination was for Best Actor for his portrayal of Frank Machin in the 1963 film This Sporting Life. Richard Harris was also nominated for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Bull McCabe in the 1990 movie The Field .