George Harris (actor)

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 the BBC 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.

George Harris
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George William Harris

(1949-10-20) 20 October 1949 (age 70)
Years active1969–Present

Life and careerEdit

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


Year Title Role Notes
1969 The Gladiators Nigerian Officer
1972 The Broad Coalition
1979 Yanks Black driver
1980 Flash Gordon Prince Thun of Ardentia
1980 The Dogs of War Colonel Bobi
1981 Raiders of the Lost Ark Captain Katanga
1981 Ragtime Clef Club Bandleader
1986 The American Way Vet Cameraman #1
1989 Slaves of New York Super
1989 See No Evil, Hear No Evil Bartender
1994 The Browning Version Adakendi Senior
1994 Camilla Jerry
1995 Soul Survivor Winston Price
1998 Madeline Mr Liberian Ambassador
1998 Appetite Arthur
2001 The Emperor's New Clothes Papa Nicholas
2001 Black Hawk Down Osman Atto
2004 Layer Cake Morty
2005 The Interpreter Kuman-Kuman
2006 Eye of the Dolphin Daniel
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Kingsley Shacklebolt
2009 Agora Heladius Dignitary
2009 The Heavy Doctor
2010 Beneath the Blue Daniel
2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 Kingsley Shacklebolt
2011 Frankenstein M. Frankenstein
2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 Kingsley Shacklebolt
Year Title Role Notes
1976 The Sweeney Zak Franklyn 1 episode
1981 Wolcott Winston Churchill Wolcott 16 episodes
1981 Prisoners of Conscience Nelson Mandela 1 episode
1986-2004 Casualty Clive King / Neville Newton 16 episodes
1992 Prime Suspect Vernon Allen 2 episodes
1992 Downtown Lagos Biliaminu Uthmani 3 episodes
1996 Gulliver's Travels Brobdingnag Scientist 1 episode
1999 The Bill Mr Price 1 episode
2000-2001 Starhunter Darius Scott 5 episodes
2004-2005 55 Degrees North Errol Hill 14 episodes


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

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