Happy Birthday: Rex Harrison (1908–1990)

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Rex Harrison (1908–1990).jpgRex Harrison (1908–1990)

Born: March 5, 1908 in Huyton, Lancashire, England, UK [now Huyton, Knowsley, Merseyside, England, UK]
Died: June 2, 1990 (age 82) in New York City, New York, USA

Married to: Mercia Tinker (17 December 1978 – 2 June 1990) (his death)
Elizabeth Rees (26 August 1971 – 16 December 1975) (divorced)
Rachel Roberts (21 March 1962 – 19 February 1971) (divorced)
Kay Kendall (22 June 1957 – 6 September 1959) (her death)
Lilli Palmer (25 January 1943 – 6 February 1957) (divorced) (1 child)
Noel Marjorie Collette Thomas (1933 – 1942) (divorced) (1 child)

[When asked if he received any special privileges upon becoming a knight]: Alas, no. In the old days I believe you at least got a couple of horses out of the deal.

There is always a struggle, a striving for something bigger than yourself in all forms of art. And even if you…

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