Rolf Harris: Life highlights
A snapshot of the life of Australian singer and TV star Rolf Harris.
* Musician, singer-songwriter, composer, painter and television personality
* Born March 30, 1930 in Perth
* Moves to the UK in 1952 to study art
* Meets Welsh sculptress Alwen Hughes who he marries March 1, 1958
* Daughter Bindi is born March 10, 1964
* Becomes household name after starting TV series the Rolf Harris Show in 1967 which features Harris painting huge murals and asking "Can you tell what it is yet?"
* Releases Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport in 1960, Jake The Peg (1965), Two Little Boys (1969) and Stairway To Heaven (1993)
* Awarded an MBE in 1968
* Awarded OBE in 1977
* In 1989 starts hosting the television series Rolf's Cartoon Club which is followed by Animal Hospital (from 1994) and Rolf On Art (from 2001)
* Paints official portrait of the Queen in 2005 for her 80th birthday
* Made CBE in 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours
* Made Officer of the Order of Australia in 2012