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Rex Harrison (Reginald Carey Harrison)

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Biography

Huyton, Lancashire, England, UK [now Huyton, Knowsley, Merseyside, England, UK]
Rex Harrison was born Reginald Carey Harrison in Huyton, Lancashire, England, to Edith Mary (Carey) and William Reginald Harrison, a cotton broker. He changed his name to Rex as a young boy, knowing it was the Latin word for "King". Starting out on his theater career at age 18, his first job at the Liverpool Rep Theatre was nearly his last - dashing across the stage to say his one line, made his entrance and promptly blew it. Fates were kind, however, and soon he began landing roles in the West End. Read more...

Actor

Character: Tommy Stapleton

Men Are Not Gods 1936

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Character: Frank Burdon

Storm in a Teacup 1937

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Character: Harley Prentiss

St. Martin's Lane 1938

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Character: Dr. Freddie Jarvis

Over the Moon 1939

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Character: Gus Bennett

Night Train to Munich 1940

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Character: Adolphus Cusins

Major Barbara 1941

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Character: Major David Bruce

I Live in Grosvenor Square 1945

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Character: Vivian Kenway

The Rake's Progress 1945

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Character: Sir Alfred De Carter

Unfaithfully Yours 1948

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Character: Rex Harrison

Main Street to Broadway 1953

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Character: Lord Charles Frinton - The Marquess of Frinton

The Yellow Rolls-Royce 1964

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Character: Himself - Winner: Best Actor in a Leading Role & Presenter: Best Foreign Language Film

The 37th Annual Academy Awards 1965

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Character: The Marquess of Frinton

The Car That Became a Star 1965

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Leading Role

The 38th Annual Academy Awards 1966

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Character: Himself

Mondo Hollywood 1967

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Character: Charles Dyer

Staircase 1969

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Character: Himself - Winner: Special Award

The 23rd Annual Tony Awards 1969

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Character: Himself - Co-Host

The 27th Annual Tony Awards 1973

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Character: Himself - Presenter: Best Actress in a Play

The 39th Annual Tony Awards 1985

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Character: Himself

Ça c'est l'amour 2003

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Character: Dr. Lawford

The Citadel 1938

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Character: In the Hospital: The Patient - Charles Hathaway

Marriage a la Mode 1955

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Character: Himself - Guest Performer

Your Show of Shows 1950

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Character: Cyril Paxton

Dow Hour of Great Mysteries 1960

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Character: Jimmy Broadbent

The Reluctant Debutante 1958

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Character: Grand Duke Cyril Romanov

Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna 1986

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Character: Fred Cortin

Startime 1959

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Character: Himself

Casting By 2012

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