RICHARD HARRIS Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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RICHARD HARRIS has starred in over 70 major movies and been nominated for two Academy Awards.


In addition, he is both an accomplished producer, director and also an author.
He is perhaps most recently best known for his role of Emporer in Ridley Scott’s Gladiator, as well as starring in The Count of Monte Cristo (2001).


Unforgiven, Patriot Games and The Field for which he was nominated for both an Academy Award and Golden Globe.
Harris has starred in many classic films including Guns of Navarone, Mutiny on the Bounty and This Sporting Life for which he received his first Academy Award nomination and BAFTA nomination, as well as winning him Best Actor at the 1963 Cannes Film Festival.


His portrayal of King Arthur in Camelot won Harris a Golden Globe Award, followed three years later in 1970 with one of his memorable performances in A Man Called Horse. This was followed by Return of a Man Called Horse (which he co-executive produced) and then by Triumphs of a Man Called Horse.