Jessica Harper

Jessica Harper

Highest Rated: 100% Love and Death (1975)

Lowest Rated: 0% The Blue Iguana (1988)

Birthday: Oct 10, 1949

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Attractive, bright-eyed, and talented leading lady with a winning smile and a soothingly placid quality. Harper's early roles had her playing nice girls surrounded and eventually impinged on by corruption in several diverse genre films of the 1970s. She sparkled in Brian De Palma's initially underrated rock musical "Phantom of the Paradise" (1974) as Phoenix, an aspiring recording artist who willingly sells out to become a star. After a small part in Woody Allen's "Love and Death" (1975), Harper won positive notices for her performance in the largely reviled erotic period film "Inserts" (1975), as the girlfriend of a porno backer during 1930s Hollywood. She proved a hardy and resourceful heroine in Italian horror meister Dario Argento's "Suspiria" (1976) as a new student at a very odd school for girls.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
65% 65% Suspiria Anke (Character) $2.5M 2018
90% 80% Minority Report Anne Lively (Character) $132M 2002
15% 26% Boys Mrs. John Baker (Character) $513.8K 1996
No Score Yet 86% Big Man on Campus Dr. Fisk (Character) - 1989
0% 38% The Blue Iguana Cora (Character) $114.9K 1988
No Score Yet No Score Yet Once Again Carrie (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Imagemaker Cynthia (Character) - 1986
No Score Yet No Score Yet When Dreams Come True Annie (Character) - 1985
No Score Yet 63% Dario Argento's World of Horror Unknown (Character) - 1985
96% 85% My Favorite Year K.C. Downing (Character) - 1982
43% 62% Shock Treatment Janet Majors (Character) - 1981
82% 65% Pennies From Heaven Joan (Character) - 1981
68% 78% Stardust Memories Daisy (Character) - 1980
No Score Yet 26% The Evictors Ruth Watkins (Character) - 1979
93% 83% Suspiria Suzy Bannion (Character) - 1977
100% 90% Love and Death Natasha (Character) - 1975
64% 56% Inserts Cathy Cake (Character) - 1975
86% 84% Phantom of the Paradise Phoenix (Character) - 1974

TV

Credit
61% 70% Ally McBeal Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
71% No Score Yet Nothing Sacred Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
No Score Yet No Score Yet Chicago Hope Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
82% 98% Tales From the Crypt Unknown (Character) 1990
No Score Yet No Score Yet Wiseguy Jenny McPike (Guest Star) 1989
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Equalizer Unknown (Guest Star) 1986

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