Richard Harris’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 1, 1930

Death Date

October 25, 2002

Age of Death

72 years

Cause of Death

Hodgkin's Lymphoma


Movie Actor

The movie actor Richard Harris died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Irish star who played Dumbledore in first two Harry Potter films. Earlier in his career, he portrayed Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Gladiator and played King Arthur in 1967’s Camelot.

His marriage to Elizabeth Rees-Williams lasted twelve years. The couple divorced in 1969. He was married to Ann Turkel from 1974 to 1982. He had three children.



“Winning the Pulitzer is not that big a deal. I have seen hundreds of plays that have won the prize and you couldn’t sit half way through it. The Pulitzer is a common prize that means very little.” (Richard Harris)


“There’s more fiction in my life than in books, so I don’t bother with them.” (Richard Harris)


“Jesus is just a word I use to swear with.” (Richard Harris)


“Marriage is a custom brought about by women who then proceed to live off men and destroy them, completely enveloping the man in a destructive cocoon or eating him away like a poisonous fungus on a tree.” (Richard Harris)


“Many kids turn to selling drugs. It’s not a good career choice, but they see it as a way to get money.” (Richard Harris)