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Rolf Harris Biography

Rolf Harris,  Born on March 30, 1930, in Bassendean, Australia, was an Australian entertainer.

He developed a love for entertainment at a younger age and was consistent throughout his career rising through the ranks to become one of the most sought-after entertainers.

Rolf Harris

Harris attended Bassendean State School and Perth Modern School before bagging a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Australia and a Diploma of Education from Claremont Teachers’ College

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As an entertainer, his successful career encompassed work as a musician, singer, songwriter, composer, comedian, actor, painter, and television personality

Harris began his career in television, music, and art in the 1950s. He released a number of hit songs including; Jake The Peg, Two Little Boys, and Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport.

During the 1960s and 1970s, he became a successful television personality in the UK, later presenting shows such as Rolf’s Cartoon Club and Animal Hospital.

Harris’s fall from grace to grass came after he was convicted in 2014 for sexual assaults on young girls, including his daughter’s childhood friend and an autograph hunter.

Rolf Harris

He was a recipient of many honors including an MBE, OBE, and CBE, a BAFTA fellowship, and honorary university doctorates, all of which were revoked after his conviction.

Harris was found guilty of a string of indecent assaults between 1968 and 1986 following a trial in 2014 and was jailed for five years and nine months.

He was sentenced on twelve counts of indecent assault on four female victims and was released on license in 2017 after serving nearly three years at HM Prison Stafford.

Sadly, the convicted pedophile and ex-entertainer has died. Rolf Harris passed away at the age of 93 on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, at his home in Bray, Berkshire.

Rolf Harris

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Harris died of neck cancer and “frailty of old age”. His death was confirmed to the public on Tuesday, May 23, 2023.

In a statement, his family said he “recently died peacefully surrounded by family and friends and has now been laid to rest”.

“They ask that you respect their privacy. No further comment will be made.” Harris is due to be cremated, with his family announcing his funeral has already taken place.

Rolf Harris Age

Rolf Harris was born on March 30, 1930, in Bassendean, Australia. He celebrated his 93rd birthday in May this year (2023) before he died in May of the same year (2023).

Rolf Harris Height & Weight

Rolf Harris Cause’s height and weight were unknown at the time of this writing.

Rolf Harris Parents

Rolf Harris was born in Bassendean, Australia to his parents; Cromwell Harris (father) and Agnes Margaret (mother). Though he was famous, there’s no relevant information regarding his parents as their names, dates of birth, ages, and occupations were unknown at the time of this writing.

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Rolf Harris Wife

Rolf Harris is survived by his wife, Alwen Hughes. It’s unclear when they met but they got married in 1958.

When Harris was released from prison after serving three years of his sentence at Stafford Prison in Staffordshire, he returned to the home in Bray, Berkshire, he shared with his wife, Alwen

Rolf Harris Children

He is the only child or daughter of the late Australian musician, singer, songwriter, composer, comedian, actor, painter, and television personality, Rolf Harris.

He was born on March 10, 1964, in the United Kingdom. She’s married to Craig Nicholls since 2008. The couple have been blessed with a child named; Marlon Cox

Rolf Harris Siblings

He is not the only child of his parents; Cromwell Harris (father) and Agnes Margaret (mother). The late entertainer grew up with his brother named Bruce Harris.

Rolf Harris Net Worth

At the time of his death, he had an estimated net worth of about $20 million. He made such an amount from his career as a musician, singer, songwriter, composer, comedian, actor, painter, and television personality

Rolf Harris Social Media

Per our checks, we came across a number of social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram that bear the name Rolf Harris. However, none of them was linked to the late Australian entertainer.

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