WB on Harris: We will treasure our memories of him

Oct 26, 2002

Posted by: Melissa Anelli


The WB released this statement yesterday.

Barry Meyer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Alan Horn, President and Chief Operating Officer of Warner Bros., in a joint statement, “Warner Bros. extends our deep and heartfelt condolences to the family of Richard Harris, who has made so many unforgettable contributions to the world of motion pictures, most recently in the role of Professor Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter movies. We will miss his presence and will treasure our memories of him.”

In addition to his work in the Harry Potter films, Harris, 72, starred in “Camelot” for Warner Bros. in 1972, winning a Golden Globe for his work, and also starred in Warner Bros.’ Academy Award-winning “Unforgiven” in 1992.

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