Rex Harrison began his acting career on stage in 1924. His breakthrough role came in 1936, when he appeared in the play ‘French Without Tears.’ With his performance in this play, he established himself as a luminary comedian.
He earned his first ‘Tony Award’ for his role in the play ‘Anne of The Thousand Days.’ Harrison shot to international fame and won his second ‘Tony Award’ for his performance in the stage musical ‘My Fair Lady.’ He made his film debut in ‘The Great Game’ in 1930. In 1937, he got his first starring role in the romantic comedy ‘Storm in a Teacup.’ For his performance in ‘Major Barbara’ he earned a lot of praise. In 1964, he reprised his role as Henry Higgins in the musical comedy-drama film ‘My Fair Lady’ for which he bagged in an ‘Academy Award.’
Some of his other popular film credits include ‘Cleopatra,’ ‘Blithe Spirit,’ ‘Anna and The King of Siam,’ ‘Doctor Dolittle,’ ‘The Agony and The Ecstasy,’ ‘The Reluctant Debutant,’ ‘The Ghost and Mrs. Muir,’ ‘Midnight Lace,’ and many more.