Michael Harrison

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Michael Harrison (19*-). American born actor.


He was born on Georgia, graduated from Yale Drama School and performed all over the world.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He played Tony in West Side Story which was staged at the Alexander Theatre in 1970 by Hymie Udwin’s Academy. It also starred Patricia Arnell, Lynton Burns and Richard Loring, Delia Sainsbury and Keith Galloway. Kip Andrews directed and choreographed while Anthony Farmer did the set design. It later moved to the Empire Theatre before leaving for Cape Town.


West Side Story programme, 1970.

Tucker, 1997. 268-9.

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