Jessica Harper Biography (1954-)

Born October 10, 1954 (some sources say 1949), in Chicago, IL; daughter of Paul and Eleanor (Emery) Harper. Addresses: AGENT--c/o William Morris Agency, 1350 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Birth Details
October 10, 1954
Chicago, Illinois, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits
  • STAGE DEBUT--Hair, Biltmore Theatre, New York City, 1969.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL STAGE APPEARANCES
  • Ann, Richard Farina: Longtime Coming, Longtime Gone, Fortune Theatre, NewYork City, 1971.
  • rock singer, Doctor Selavy's Magic Theatre, Mercer-O'Casey Theatre, New York City, 1972, then St. Clement's Church Theatre, New York City, 1984.
  • Thomasina, Crystal Clear, Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven, CT, 1986.
  • Also appeared in Honor, 1975; Evidence, 1976; and National Anthems, LongWharf Theatre, 1987.
  • FILM DEBUT--Phoenix, Phantom of the Paradise, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1974.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL FILM APPEARANCES
  • Natasha, Love and Death, United Artists, 1975.
  • Susy Banyon, Suspiria, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977.
  • Ruth, The Evictors, American International, 1979.
  • Daisy, Stardust Memories, United Artists, 1980.
  • Joan, Pennies from Heaven, United Artists, 1981.
  • Janet Majors, Shock Treatment, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1981.
  • K.C. Downing, My Favorite Year, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1982.
  • Also appeared in Taking Off, Universal, 1971; Inserts, United Artists, 1976; The Image Maker, Castle Hill, 1985; The Blue Iguana, Paramount, 1988.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION APPEARANCES; SERIES
  • Jo March, Little Women, NBC, 1979.
  • MINI-SERIES Loretta Lonigan, Studs Lonigan, NBC, 1979.
  • Credits; EPISODIC
  • The Merv Griffin Show, syndicated.
  • The Mike Douglas Show, syndicated.
  • Late Night with David Letterman, NBC.
  • Credits; MOVIES
  • Kit Pepe, Aspen, NBC, 1977.
  • Annie, When Dreams Come True, ABC, 1985.
  • Also appeared in The Garden Party, PBS.
  • Credits; ALBUMS
  • Phantom of the Paradise (soundtrack), A & M.
  • Shock Treatment (soundtrack), Ode Sounds.
  • Credits; SINGLES
  • "Old Souls," A & M.
  • Writings
  • "A Soda and a Souvenir" (song), recorded for Bette Midler's album No Frills, Atlantic.

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