Actor Richard Harris died Friday night at a London hospital, his family said. He was 72.
He had been undergoing chemotherapy since being diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease.
He most recently played Headmaster Dumbledore in "Harry Potter and The Sorceror's Stone," and had already finished playing the role again for the movie's sequel, "Chamber of Secrets."
He is perhaps best known as King Arthur in 1967's "Camelot."
Recently, he was in the new "Count of Monte Cristo" and "Gladiator."
He had a hit song, "MacArthur Park." Among many other roles, he was in the classic "Guns of Navarone" and "A Man Called Horse."
His genre roles include "Robin and Marian" and "Orca."