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Rex Harrison

Rex HarrisonAKA Reginald Carey Harrison

Born: 5-Mar-1908
Birthplace: Huyton, Lancashire, England
Died: 2-Jun-1990
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered on Lake Portofino, Italy, and on Lili Palmer's grave)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: England
Executive summary: My Fair Lady

Wife: Collette Thomas (m. 1934, div. 1942, one child)
Wife: Rachel Roberts (actress, m. 21-Mar-1962, div. 1971)
Wife: Lilli Palmer (actress, m. 25-Jan-1943, div. 6-Feb-1957, one child)
Wife: Kay Kendall (actress, m. 1957, d. 1959)
Wife: Elizabeth Harris (m. 1971, div. 1975)
Wife: Mercia Tinker (m. 1978)
Slept with: Carole Landis (he discovered the body after Carole's suicide)
Son: Noel Harrison (actor, b. 29-Jan-1934, with Marjorie Thomas)
Son: Carey Harrison (with Lilli Palmer)

    Oscar for Best Actor 1965 for My Fair Lady
    Golden Globe 1965 for My Fair Lady
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6380 Hollywood Blvd. (television)
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6906 Hollywood Blvd. (motion pictures)
    Knight of the British Empire 1989
    Missing Eye (glass eye, childhood illness)

    Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (7-Dec-1986)
    A Time to Die (1982)
    The Fifth Musketeer (6-Apr-1979)
    Ashanti (9-Mar-1979)
    Crossed Swords (17-Mar-1978)
    Shalimar (1978)
    Staircase (20-Aug-1969)
    A Flea in Her Ear (19-Oct-1968)
    Doctor Dolittle (5-Dec-1967) · Dr. John Dolittle
    The Honey Pot (21-Mar-1967) · Cecil Fox
    The Agony and the Ecstasy (24-Sep-1965)
    The Yellow Rolls-Royce (31-Dec-1964) · The Marquess of Frinton
    My Fair Lady (21-Oct-1964) · Henry Higgins
    Cleopatra (12-Jun-1963) · Julius Caesar
    The Happy Thieves (Jan-1962) · Jim Bourne
    Midnight Lace (13-Oct-1960) · Anthony Preston
    The Reluctant Debutante (14-Aug-1958) · Jimmy Broadbent
    The Constant Husband (16-May-1955)
    King Richard and the Crusaders (7-Aug-1954) · Emir Ilderim
    Main Street to Broadway (13-Oct-1953) · Himself
    The Four Poster (8-Oct-1952) · John Edwards
    Unfaithfully Yours (6-Dec-1948) · Sir Alfred De Carter
    Escape (Mar-1948)
    The Foxes of Harrow (24-Sep-1947)
    The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (26-Jun-1947) · Capt. Daniel Gregg
    Anna and the King of Siam (20-Jun-1946) · King Mongkut
    The Rake's Progress (29-Dec-1945)
    A Yank in London (20-Jul-1945)
    Blithe Spirit (14-May-1945) · Charles Condomine
    Major Barbara (14-May-1941)
    Night Train to Munich (31-Aug-1940) · Gus Bennett
    Over the Moon (19-Oct-1939) · Dr. Freddie Jarvis
    The Citadel (3-Nov-1938) · Dr. Lawford
    Sidewalks of London (18-Oct-1938) · Harley Prentiss
    Storm in a Teacup (25-Feb-1937) · Frank Burdon
    Men Are Not Gods (26-Nov-1936) · Tommy Stapleton

Author of books:
A Damned Serious Business: My Life in Comedy (1991, memoir)

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