Robert Harper

Highest Rated: 96% The Insider (1999)
Lowest Rated: 4% The Fog (2005)
Birthday: May 19, 1951
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Mr. Harper has his own website, at www.robertharper.net; RobertHarper.netis a network of services involving the stage, film and television work ofthe professional actor, Robert Harper. Mr. Harper is a member of ScreenActors Guild (SAG), American Federation of Television and Radio Artists(AFTRA) and Actors Equity (AEA). He is a member of the Academy ofTelevision Arts and Sciences (ATAS) and one of 1400 actors worldwideaccepted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). Heis listed with Who's Who in America and is represented by JamesWeissenbach of Weissenbach Management in Los Angeles, CA.Mr. Harper has supporting roles in the motion pictures Creepshow, OnceUpon a Time in America, Final Analysis, Wanted Dead or Alive,Deconstructing Harry, Gunmen, Molly, The Insider, and appears in AmazingGrace and Chuck, Twins, Mommie Dearest and The War of the Roses.He co-stars in the cable films Running Mates (HBO), Payoff, The Wrong Man,and J. Edgar Hoover (all for Showtime); and Not Quite Human (DisneyChannel). In network telefilms, Mr. Harper starred in Dempsey, DeadlyDeception, Outback Bound, The Case of the Hillside Stranglers, Babies,Held Hostage, Love and Lies, Paper Angels (for American Playhouse), and inthe Hallmark Hall of Fame's presentation of My Name is Bill W.On television, he starred as the melancholic lawyer Si "Bubba" Weisbergerin the acclaimed CBS series Frank's Place (1987-1988) and as the acerbicJudge Irwin Hawes in the ABC series Philly (2001-2002). He starred in twotrue crime CBS miniseries: Ruby Ridge and Murder Ordained. He hadrecurring roles as an attorney on L.A. LAW and as a Federal Agent onWiseguy. He has guest starred on episodes of NYPD Blue, Law & Order,Picket Fences, Murphy Brown, Roseanne, Newhart, The Cosby Mysteries, TheCommish, Gabriel's Fire, Home Court, Matlock, Commander in Chief, GilmoreGirls and Murder, She Wrote.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
4% The Fog Mr. Latham $29.6M 2005
No Score Yet On the Corner Actor 2003
96% The Insider Mark Stern 1999
14% Molly Dr. Simmons 1999
No Score Yet The Wrong Man Felix 1993
15% Gunmen Rance 1993
52% Final Analysis Alan Lowenthal 1992
No Score Yet Running Mates Faust 1992
No Score Yet The Pay Off Benny Cowan 1991
No Score Yet Babies Sam Clarington 1990
No Score Yet Tagget Actor 1990
No Score Yet Nick Knight Actor 1989
84% The War of the Roses Heath 1989
37% Twins Gilbert Larsen 1988
No Score Yet Not Quite Human J.J. Derks 1987
25% Wanted: Dead or Alive Dave Henderson 1987
29% Amazing Grace and Chuck Bowman 1987
86% Once Upon a Time in America Sharkey 1984
74% Creepshow Charlie 1982
No Score Yet End of August Joe 1982
53% Mommie Dearest David 1981
No Score Yet The Premonition Carnival Watchman 1976

TV

CREDIT
No Score Yet Commander in Chief
2005-2006
Owen Latimer
  • 2006
81% Gilmore Girls
2000-2016
Dr. Shapiro
  • 2006
No Score Yet Law & Order
1990-2010
John St. John
  • 1998
No Score Yet Murder, She Wrote
1984-1996
Paul Crenshaw
  • 1992
89% Star Trek: The Next Generation
1987-1994
Lathal
  • 1991
No Score Yet Roseanne
1988-2018
Chip's Dad
  • 1989
No Score Yet Wiseguy
1987-1990
Dewitt Clipton
  • 1989
No Score Yet Murphy Brown
1988
Henry Tucker
  • 1988
No Score Yet Newhart
1982-1990
Lalo
  • 1986

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