Harry Connick Jr says he loved playing second fiddle to a dolphin

I loved playing second fiddle to a dolphin: Harry Connick Jr on the charms of his latest co-star

1:20 AM on 14th October 2011

Acting with dolphins: Harry Connick Jr stars in the heart-warming movie Dolphin Tale

Acting with dolphins: Harry Connick Jr stars in the heart-warming movie Dolphin Tale

Star turn: Connick and young actor Nathan Gamble with Winter, the injured dolphin who plays himself in the film

Star turn: Connick and young actor Nathan Gamble with Winter, the injured dolphin who plays himself in the film

Support: Morgan Freeman shows off the prophetic tail which had to be amputated after an accident

Support: Morgan Freeman shows off the prophetic tail which had to be amputated after an accident

Winter the dolphin is rehabilitated in a pool. She was every bit as adept an actor as her famous co-stars

Watery: Winter the dolphin is rehabilitated in a pool. She was every bit as adept an actor as her famous co-stars