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  • Rex Harrison

    Born on March 5, 1908 in Huyton, Lancashire, England

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Doctor Dolittle (1967)

Rex Harrison as "Doctor John Dolittle"

Dr. John Dolittle (Rex Harrison) lives in a small English village where he specializes in caring for and verbally communicating with animals. When Dr. Dolittle is unjustly sent to an insane asylum for freeing a lovesick seal from captivity, his animals and two closest human friends, Matthew Mugg (Anthony Newley) and Tommy Stubbins (William Dix), liberate him. Afterward, they join Emma Fairfax (Samantha Eggar) and set out by boat to find a famed and elusive creature: the Great Pink Sea Snail.

Golden Globe (1967) Nominated Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical


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