Photograph- Nelson Mandela with Celebrities: Accession No. NMC01545

Madiba and Celebrities

Nelson Mandela with celebrities Richard Harris and James Earl Jones

Photograph of Nelson Mandela (middle) and Richard Harris (left), and James Earl Jones on the right. The photograph was taken in 1995 from the Derrel James Rood’s CRY, the Beloved Country film. James Earl Jones (1931) is an American actor with a career spanning more than seven decades as “one of America’s most distinguished and versatile” actors and one of the greatest actors in American history. Richard St John Harris (1930-2002 aged 72) was an Irish actor and singer. Had a long successful acting career and was also known for his number-one hit in Australia and Canada and a top-ten hit in the United Kingdom, Ireland and United States with his 1968 recording of Jimmy’s Webb’s song “MacArthur Park”.

[1]https://outlet.historicimages.com/products/mva27269 and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Harris. (Date Accessed: 29/08/2019)