Jessica Harper

Actress, Soundtrack, Writer

Actress, Soundtrack, Writer


American actress-author-composer Jessica Harper was born on October 10, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, to Eleanor (Emery), a writer, and Paul Church Harper, Jr., a painter who was chairman of the Needham Harper Worldwide advertising agency in NY. Jessica launched her professional acting career soon after graduating from Sarah Lawrence. Drawing on her ...
Birth date
1949-10-10
Awards
2 wins & 2 nominations.
Height
5' 4" (1.63 m)

Known For


Suspiria
Suspiria
Suzy Bannion (1977)
Shock Treatment
Shock Treatment
Janet Majors (1981)
Minority Report
Minority Report
Anne Lively (2002)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressSee
(TV Series) Cora - House of Enlightenment (2019) ... Cora - The Lavender Road (2019) ... Cora - Silk (2019) ... Cora
2019
ActressSuspiria
Anke
2018/I
ActressProof
(TV Series) Virginia Tyler - St. Luke's (2015) ... Virginia Tyler
2015
ActressHouse Broken
DWP Clerk
2010
ActressCrossing Jordan
(TV Series) Dorris Meisner - Forget Me Not (2005) ... Dorris Meisner
2005
ActressMinority Report
Anne Lively
2002
Actress7th Heaven
(TV Series) Norma Moon - Paranoia (1999) ... Norma Moon
1999
ActressAlly McBeal
(TV Series) Sister Helen - Worlds Without Love (1998) ... Sister Helen
1998
ActressNothing Sacred
(TV Series) Elizabeth - Calling (1997) ... Elizabeth
1997
ActressOn the Edge of Innocence
(TV Movie) Mrs. Alice Walker
1997
ActressChicago Hope
(TV Series) Phyllis Church - Missed Conception (1997) ... Phyllis Church
1997
ActressThe Story First: Behind the Unabomber
(TV Movie) Linda
1996
ActressBoys
Mrs. John Baker
1996
ActressSafe
Joyce
1995
ActressMr. Wonderful
Funny Face
1993
ActressTales from the Crypt
(TV Series) Marie - My Brother's Keeper (1990) ... Marie
1990
ActressIt's Garry Shandling's Show.
(TV Series) Phoebe Bass - Driving Miss Garry (1990) ... Phoebe Bass - The Talent Show (1990) ... Phoebe Bass - The Last Show (1990) ... Phoebe Bass - Mad at Brad (1990) ... Phoebe Bass - Family Man (1990) ... Phoebe Bass Show all 19 episodes
1988-1990
ActressEat a Bowl of Tea
American Prostitute (uncredited)
1989
ActressBig Man on Campus
Dr. Fisk
1989
ActressWiseguy
(TV Series) Jenny McPike - Stairway to Heaven (1989) ... Jenny McPike
1989
ActressThe Blue Iguana
Cora
1988
ActressOnce Again
(TV Movie) Carrie
1987
ActressTrying Times
(TV Series) Sydney - Bedtime Story (1987) ... Sydney
1987
ActressStarman
(TV Series) Charlotte Hart - The System (1987) ... Charlotte Hart
1987
ActressMoonlighting
(TV Series) Janine Dalton - All Creatures Great... and Not So Great (1986) ... Janine Dalton
1986
ActressThe Equalizer
(TV Series) Kate Parnell - Nocturne (1986) ... Kate Parnell
1986
ActressThe Imagemaker
Cynthia
1986
ActressWhen Dreams Come True
(TV Movie) Annie
1985
ActressTales from the Darkside
(TV Series) Prudence - The Tear Collector (1985) ... Prudence
1985
ActressMy Favorite Year
K.C. Downing
1982
ActressPennies from Heaven
Joan
1981
ActressShock Treatment
Janet Majors
1981
ActressStardust Memories
Daisy
1980
ActressThe Evictors
Ruth Watkins
1979
ActressStuds Lonigan
(TV Mini-Series) Loretta Lonigan - Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Loretta Lonigan - Episode #1.2 (1979) ... Loretta Lonigan - Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Loretta Lonigan
1979
ActressLittle Women
(TV Series) Jo March - Episode #1.1 (1979) ... Jo March
1979
ActressAspen
(TV Mini-Series) Kit Kendrick - Aspen: Chapter III (1977) ... Kit Kendrick - Aspen: Chapter II (1977) ... Kit Kendrick - Aspen: Chapter I (1977) ... Kit Kendrick
1977
ActressHawaii Five-O
(TV Series) Sunny Mandell - See How She Runs (1977) ... Sunny Mandell
1977
ActressSuspiria
Suzy Bannion
1977
ActressLove and Death
Natasha
1975
ActressInserts
Cathy Cake
1975
Actress'Rameau's Nephew' by Diderot (Thanx to Dennis Young) by Wilma Schoen (1974)1974
ActressPhantom of the Paradise
Phoenix
1974
ActressThe Garden Party
(Short) Peggy
1973
ActressNBC Children's Theatre
(TV Series) Elizabeth Tyler / Member of The Goggles - Super Plastic Elastic Goggles (1971) ... Elizabeth Tyler / Member of The Goggles
1971
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackWelcome to the Basement
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Phantom of the Paradise (2015) ... (performer: "Special to Me")
2015
SoundtrackShock Treatment
(performer: "Bitchin' In The Kitchen", "In My Own Way", "Lullaby", "Little Black Dress", "Me of Me", "Shock Treatment", "Carte Blanche", "Looking for Trade", "Anyhow, Anyhow")
1981
SoundtrackPhantom of the Paradise
(performer: "Faust", "Special to Me", "Old Souls")
1974
RoleTitleYear
WriterNo Peas for the Weary
(Short) (story by)
2016
RoleTitleYear
Music departmentInserts
(music consultant)
1975
RoleTitleYear
ThanksBrian De Palma Backstage at the Paradise
(Video documentary short) (very special thanks)
2014
ThanksSuspiria 25th Anniversary
(Video documentary) (special thanks)
2001
RoleTitleYear
SelfValerie's Home Cooking
(TV Series documentary) Self - Book Club Member - Best Girls' Night In (2015) ... Self - Book Club Member (as Jessica)
2015
SelfMindFlux
(Documentary) Self
2010
SelfFox Legacy with Tom Rothman
(TV Series) Self - Phantom of the Paradise (2008) ... Self
2008
SelfParadise Regained: Brian de Palma's 'Phantom of the Paradise'
(Video documentary) Self
2006
SelfSuspiria 25th Anniversary
(Video documentary) Self
2001
SelfDario Argento: An Eye for Horror
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2000
SelfWorld of Horror
(Documentary) Self / Suzy Banyon
1985
SelfLate Night with David Letterman
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 5 April 1983 (1983) ... Self
1983
SelfTo Woody Allen from Europe with Love
(Documentary) Self
1980
SelfThe Mike Douglas Show
(TV Series) Self - Actress - Episode #14.39 (1974) ... Self - Actress
1974
SelfTaking Off
Self (uncredited)
1971
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageWelcome to the Basement
(TV Series) Phoenix - Star Wars, Buster Keaton, Dinosaur (2016) ... Phoenix - Phantom of the Paradise (2015) ... Phoenix
2015-2016
Archive footageFear at 400 Degrees: The Cine-Excess of 'Suspiria'
(Video documentary short) Suzy Bannion
2009
Archive footageGoing to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film
(Documentary) Self
2006
Archive footageSuspiria: Interview with Dario Argento
(Video documentary short) Suzy Bannion
2004