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THP buys biography of Richard Harris
02.07.12 | Alexandra Wilks
Mark Beynon, commissioning editor at The History Press, has acquired world rights to A Man Called Harris: The Life of Richard Harris by Michael Sheridan and Anthony Galvin, from agent Isabel Atherton of Creative Authors.
A Man Called Harris: The Life of Richard Harris focuses on the actor's roots. Atherton said: "I am delighted The History Press will be publishing A Man Called Harris . . . Richard Harris was a legend and [the authors] are thrilled to be telling his life story."
Beynon added: "We are delighted to have acquired the rights to this excellent biography."
Harris was an actor, singer-songwriter, theatrical producer and producer who played Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter films.