How old was Richard Harris in the movie Gladiator?

Richard Harris was 68 in Gladiator when he played the character 'Marcus Aurelius'.

That was over 23 years ago in 2000.

In 2002 he died aged 72, starring in 82 films in his career, 16 of those after Gladiator was first released.

Did you know?

  • Director Ridley Scott has worked with Richard Harris just once in his career.
  • Richard Harris' first movie was as 'Terence O'Brien' in Shake Hands with the Devil, released in 1959 when he was 27
  • Gladiator scores 8.2 out of 10 on TMDB.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Gladiator, I think Richard Harris looks:

The cast of Gladiator

Richard Harris in some of his other movies