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Rex Harrison (with Kenneth Haigh) in Cleopatra.

Rex Harrison (1908 - 1990)

Film Deaths[]

  • Anna and the King of Siam (1946) [The King]: Dies of unspecified illness, with Irene Dunne by his bedside.
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947) [Captain Daniel Gregg]: Accidentally poisoned/asphyxiated off-screen, when he turns on the gas heater by kicking it in his sleep, sometime before the story begins. He appears as a ghost to Gene Tierney throughout the movie.
  • Cleopatra (1963) [Julius Caesar]: Stabbed repeatedly by a group of senators (starting with Carroll O'Connor and ending with Kenneth Haigh) on the senate steps; shown in Elizabeth Taylor's vision as she gazes into the mystical fire. His body is later seen at his funeral pyre before being cremated.
  • The Agony and the Ecstasy (1965) [Pope Julius II]: Dies (off-screen) in 1513. His death is only mentioned in the opening prologue.
  • The Honey Pot (1967) [Cecil Fox]: Commits suicide by drowning himself in the canal. (Thanks to Kris)

TV Deaths[]

None Known

Notable Connections[]

  • Husband of Kay Kendall (widowed).
  • Father of Noel Harrison.
  • Grandfather of Cathryn Harrison and Simon Harrison.
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