Rosemary Harris

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  • Birth Name: Rosemary Ann Harris
  • Birth Place: Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Acted in an Eastbourne production of Kiss and Tell in 1948, before training at RADA.
  • Made her Broadway debut in Climate of Eden (1951) and her West End debut in The Seven Year Itch (1953).
  • Married her first husband Ellis Rabb in 1959, shortly after he established the APA (Association of Producing Artists) theater company.
  • Appeared in Laurence Olivier's 1962 Chichester production of Uncle Vanya.
  • Played opposite Peter O'Toole in the Royal National Theatre production of Hamlet in 1964.
  • Was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 1986.
  • Has acted alongside her daughter Jennifer Ehle, appearing together in The Camomile Lawn (1992) and Sunshine (1999).
  • Received the North Carolina Award for Fine Arts in 2007.

Awards

  • 1978, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series: Nominee
  • 1979, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Winner
  • 1976, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 2000, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 1994, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Nominee
  • 1985, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 1986, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 1996, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 1984, Tony — Actress (Play): Nominee
  • 1972, Tony — Actress (Dramatic): Nominee
  • 2010, Tony — Actress (Featured Role--Play): Nominee
  • 1966, Tony — Actress (Dramatic): Winner
  • 1976, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series: Winner
  • 1999, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
  • 2008, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Acting Ensemble: Nominee
  • 1976, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: Nominee
  • 1984, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Supporting Actress: Nominee

Relationships

  • Jennifer Ehle — Daughter
  • Stafford Berkely Harris — Father
  • Ellis Rabb — Ex-husband
  • John Ehle — Husband
  • Enid Maude Frances Harris — Mother

College

  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, London, England

Details

  • Birth Name: Rosemary Ann Harris
  • Birth Place: Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England
  • Profession: Actor

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