George Harris (actor)

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George Harris
Born George William Harris
(1949-10-20) 20 October 1949 (age 68)
Grenada, West Indies
Occupation Actor
Years active 1969–present

George William Harris (born 20 October 1949) is a British actor. His notable roles include Kingsley Shacklebolt in the Harry Potter film series, Captain Simon Katanga in Raiders of the Lost Ark and Clive King in popular medical drama Casualty, where he was one of the original cast members. He also played real-life Somali warlord Osman Ali Atto in the 2001 film Black Hawk Down.

Life and career[edit]

In 2013, he played the Abbot of the Black Friars in a BBC radio adaptation of Neil Gaiman's London fantasy Neverwhere.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]

Television roles[edit]

  • The Sweeney (in "Pay Off") - Zak Franklyn (1976)
  • Wolcott - Winston Churchill Wolcott (1981)
  • Prisoners of Conscience - Nelson Mandela (1981)
  • Prime Suspect - Vernon Allen (1992)
  • Casualty - Clive King (1986) and Neville Newton (2004)
  • Downtown Lagos - Biliaminu Uthmani (1992)
  • The Bill (in "Walking The Line") - Mr Price (1999)
  • Starhunter - Darius Scott (2000-2001)
  • 55 Degrees North - Errol Cole (2004 and 2005)


  1. ^ BBC, Neil Gaiman's London fantasy Neverwhere

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