Rolf Harris

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3/30/1930 , Bassendean, Western Australia, Australia

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Rolf Harris born the 30th of March 1930, is a musician,composer,painter and television host.
He was born in Bassendean, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia to Cromwell Harris and Agnes Margaret Harris, who had migrated from Wales.Named after Rolf Boldrewood, an Australian writer, whom his mum admired,he attended Perth Modern School in Subiaco.
He was nicknamed Ris and he was a really good swimmer winning various championships.
In 1952 he went to london to study Art but a year later he was on tv presenting shows.
Eventually he would decide to stay in London
In the early sixties he became a well known singers appearing in many albums and shows.
After a quite period in the seventies his brother Bruce helped him get back on tv.
Since then Rolf Harris has made people laugh and learn.
His best known works are working as the presenter of Animal Hospital and he recently started "Rolf on Art"