Rolf Harris has been a "prisoner in his own home" since the "media frenzy" erupted after his arrest, the 84-year-old's lawyers said.
In mitigation, Harris's QC Sonia Woodley said: "Once these matters became public a media frenzy surrounded him and since that time he has rarely gone out and has remained almost a prisoner in his home."
She said the veteran presenter had supported a number of charities over the years including the RPSCA, Children In Need and the Poppy Appeal.
"This is a man who despite the position he now finds himself in has done much good in his life," she added.
Rolf Harris has been sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for indecently assaulting four girls over a near 20-year period.
A woman from King's Lynn who inherited a Rolf Harris painting once valued at £50,000 says she feels like burning the art work.
A victim of Rolf Harris has told ITV News about the “nasty man who took advantage of his position” as a children’s entertainer.