Rex Harrison

Rex Harrison
1908 - 1990

Rex Harrison  British Actor


Who is he dating right now?

Rest in peace.


Rex Harrison was previously married to Mercia Tinker (1978 - 1990), Elizabeth Rees (1971 - 1975), Rachel Roberts (1962 - 1971), Kay Kendall (1957 - 1959), Lilli Palmer (1943 - 1957) and Collette Thomas (1933 - 1942).

Rex Harrison was in relationships with Carole Landis (1947 - 1948), Merle Oberon (1939 - 1941), Lana Turner and Vivien Leigh.

Rex Harrison had encounters with Gayle Hunnicutt (1976) and Talitha Pol (1962).


British Actor Rex Harrison was born Sir Reginald Carey Harrison on 5th March, 1908 in Huyton, Knowsley, Lancashire, England and passed away on 2nd Jun 1990 New York City, USA aged 82. He is most remembered for My Fair Lady. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Rex Harrison was in 4 on-screen matchups, including Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady (1964), Gene Tierney in The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947), Rita Hayworth in The Happy Thieves (1962) and Sandra Dee in The Reluctant Debutante (1958).

Rex Harrison is a member of the following lists: Best Musical or Comedy Actor Golden Globe (film) winners, Deaths from pancreatic cancer and Best Actor Academy Award winners.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating4 2 years 9 months, 12 days 1 year, 1 month
Married6 15 years, 1 month 9 years, 8 months 4 years, 8 months
Encounter2 - - -
Total12 15 years, 1 month 5 years, 1 month 1 year, 1 month


First Name Rex
Middle Name Carey
Last Name Harrison
Full Name at Birth Sir Reginald Carey Harrison
Alternative Name Sexy Rexy
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th March, 1908
Birthplace Huyton, Knowsley, Lancashire, England
Died 2nd June, 1990
Place of Death New York City, USA
Cause of Death Pancreatic Cancer
Buried Cremated, Ashes scattered
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
High School Birkdale Preparatory School
University Liverpool College
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Voice over
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame My Fair Lady
Year(s) Active 1930-1989, 1930–1989, 1930–1990
Official Websites
Father William Reginald Harrison
Mother Edith Carey Harrison
Friend Tyrone Power, David Niven

Sir Reginald Carey Harrison (5 March 1908 – 2 June 1990), known as Rex Harrison, was an English actor of stage and screen. Harrison began his career on the stage in 1924. He made his West End debut in 1936 appearing in the Terence Rattigan play French Without Tears, in what was his breakthrough role. He won his first Tony Award for his performance as Henry VIII in the play Anne of the Thousand Days in 1949. He won his second Tony for the role of Professor Henry Higgins in the stage production of My Fair Lady in 1957.

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Rex Harrison82 PiscesActor
Mercia Tinker-
Gayle Hunnicutt78 AquariusActress
Elizabeth Rees85 TaurusActress
Talitha Pol30 LibraActress
Rachel Roberts53 VirgoActress
Kay Kendall33 TaurusActress
Carole Landis29 CapricornActress
Lilli Palmer71 GeminiActress
Merle Oberon68 AquariusActress
Collette Thomas-
Lana Turner74 AquariusActress
Vivien Leigh53 ScorpioActress
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NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
NoelMale29th January, 193487 years oldCollette Thomas
CareyMale19th February, 194477 years oldLilli Palmer


Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna1986Grand Duke Cyril RomanovTV Show
The Kingfisher1983CecilTV Movie
A Time to Die1982Van OstenMovie
Titanic in a Tub: The Golden Age of Toy Boats1981Narrator (voice)Short Film
Ashanti1979Brian WalkerMovie
The Fifth Musketeer1979ColbertMovie
Shalimar1978Sir John LocksleyMovie
Crossed Swords1977The Duke of NorfolkMovie
Great Performances1971Capt. ShotoverTV Show
Staircase1969Charlie DyerMovie
A Flea in Her Ear1968Poche, Victor ChandebisseMovie
Phenomenal and the Treasure of Tutankamen1968Extra (uncredited)Movie
Doctor Dolittle1967Dr. John DolittleMovie
The Honey Pot1967Cecil FoxMovie
The Agony and the Ecstasy1965Pope Julius IIMovie
BBC Play of the Month1965Don Quixote, Mikhail Platonov, schoolmasterTV Show
My Fair Lady1964Professor Henry HigginsMovie
The Yellow Rolls-Royce1964The Marquess of FrintonMovie
Cleopatra1963Julius CaesarMovie
The Happy Thieves1962Jimmy BourneMovie
Midnight Lace1960Anthony PrestonMovie
Dow Hour of Great Mysteries1960Cyril PaxtonTV Show
Startime1959Fred CortinTV Show
The Reluctant Debutante1958Jimmy BroadbentMovie
The DuPont Show of the Month1957Mr. SirTV Show
Marriage a la Mode1955In the Hospital - The PatientMovie
King Richard and the Crusaders1954Emir Hderim Sultan SaladinMovie
The United States Steel Hour1953Raymond DabneyTV Show
Main Street to Broadway1953Rex HarrisonMovie
This Is London1953Narrator (voice)Short Film
The Four Poster1952John EdwardsMovie
Omnibus1952Henry VIII (segment "The Trial of Anne Boleyn")TV Show
The Long Dark Hall1951Arthur GroomeMovie
Escape1948Matt DenantMovie
Unfaithfully Yours1948Sir Alfred De CarterMovie
The Chevrolet Tele-Theatre1948TV Show
The Foxes of Harrow1947Stephen FoxMovie
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir1947Capt. Daniel GreggMovie
Anna and the King of Siam1946King MongkutMovie
A Yank in London1945Major David BruceMovie
Blithe Spirit1945Charles CondomineMovie
Journey Together1945Guest (uncredited)Movie
Notorious Gentleman1945Vivian KenwayMovie
Major Barbara1941Adolphus CusinsMovie
Night Train to Munich1940Dickie Randall - a.k.a. Gus BennettMovie
Ten Days in Paris1940Bob StevensMovie
Over the Moon1939Dr. Freddie JarvisMovie
Continental Express1939Jacques SauvinMovie
Sidewalks of London1938Harley PrentissMovie
The Citadel1938Dr. LawfordMovie
Villa for Sale1938GastonTV Movie
School for Husbands1937Leonard DrummondMovie
Storm in a Teacup1937Frank BurdonMovie
Men Are Not Gods1936Tommy StapledonMovie
All at Sea1935Aubrey BellinghamMovie
Get Your Man1934Tom JakesMovie
Leave It to Blanche1934RonnieMovie
School for Scandal1930Bit Part (uncredited)Movie
The Great Game1930GeorgeMovie
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wjerryzwjerryzJul 14, 2018

Not good

mitchiarmemitchiarmeDec 15, 2014

Mozthzer do you know what is it Rexy

JaneFeb 20, 2008

Rex dated Kay Kendall already since 1954. View Lilli Palmer`s autobiography.

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