Julie Walters set for Richard Harris honor at the BIFAs

Julie Walters set for Richard Harris honor at the BIFAs

LONDON, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Actress Julie Walters is to be honored at Sunday's Moet British Independent Film Awards in London, organizers announced.

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Jared Harris and Allegra Riggio get engaged

Jared Harris and Allegra Riggio get engaged

MALIBU, Calif., June 4 (UPI) -- Actor Jared Harris has proposed to his longtime girlfriend, TV personality and lighting designer Allegra Riggio, on a Malibu beach at sunset, E! said.

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N.Z. troops to leave Afghanistan earlier

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- New Zealand announced Monday it would withdraw its contingent of troops from Afghanistan ahead of schedule next year.

People make relationships with characters

MANHATTAN, Kan., June 29 (UPI) -- Celebrity deaths can strongly affect their fans, who often use social media to grieve the loss of people they've never met, a U.S. researcher says.

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Former Eagle, CFL coach Harris dies at 63

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, July 26 (UPI) -- Former Philadelphia Eagles defensive lineman and longtime CFL coach Richard Harris died suddenly Tuesday at age 63, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers said.

Stabbed cop in critical condition

CAMDEN, N.J., June 6 (UPI) -- A New Jersey police officer was in critical, but stable condition after he was stabbed in the chest while trying to break up a fight, officials said.

Movies: Not what you watch, but with whom

MANHATTAN, Kan., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers say college students may not like a movie with sexual content -- if they watch it with their parents.

Songs can cue specific memories

MANHATTAN, Kan., Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Thinking about a particular song -- no matter if the music of your life was doo-wop or disco -- can cue vivid memories of the past, U.S. researchers found.

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Savoy Hotel fittings to be auctioned

LONDON, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- The public will have the opportunity to bid on the fittings of the landmark Savoy Hotel in London as it closes for a 16-month renovation.

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Study: 'Chick flicks' also enjoyed by men

MANHATTAN, Kan., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A U.S. study suggests, common stereotypes to the contrary, "chick flicks" aren't just for women -- guys also like romantic movies.
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Richard Harris
WAP2002102555-WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 (UPI)--Actor Richard Harris, Seen here at the New York premiere of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" on Nov. 11, 2001, died at a London hospital on Oct. 25, 2002. He was 72. jg/RLW/ep/Ezio Petersen UPI

Richard St John Francis Harris (1 October 1930 – 25 October 2002) was an Irish actor, singer-songwriter, theatrical producer, film director and writer.

He appeared on stage and in many films, and is perhaps best known for his roles as King Arthur in Camelot (1967), as Oliver Cromwell in Cromwell (1970) and as Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) (Released in the United States as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), his final film. He also played a British aristocrat and prisoner in A Man Called Horse (1970), Emperor Marcus Aurelius in Gladiator (2000), St. John The Apostle in Apocalypse Revelation (2002), and the gunfighter English Bob in Clint Eastwood's Western film Unforgiven (1992).

Harris had a top ten hit in Britain and the US with his 1968 recording of Jimmy Webb's song "MacArthur Park".

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