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Donn C. Harper

Originally from Chicago, Donn Harper is a veteran actor (began acting at 12 years old). He has appeared in over 500 productions as an actor, director or producer. He has appeared in several feature films such as "Monkey Hustle", "Touch and Go", "On The Right Track", "Bad Boys", "The Imposter", "Wedding Bell Blues" and more recently "Soul Food", "... See full bio »
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Southside with You
Soul Food
Soul Food Funeral Minister
Mimic 2
Mimic 2 Det. James
The Monkey Hu$tle


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 2016 Chicago P.D. (TV Series)
- If We Were Normal (2016) ... Mailman (as Donn Carl Harper)
 2016 Southside with You
Curtis (as Donn Carl Harper)
 2014 Original Stereotype
 2014 The Haunted Hathaways (TV Series)
 2011 Happy Endings (TV Series)
Hardware Store Owner
- You've Got Male (2011) ... Hardware Store Owner (as Donn Carl Harper)
 2011 Your Heart's Desire (Short)
Sheldon's Father
 2010 Midday Conversation (Short)
Van Driver
 2009 Chloe and Keith's Wedding
Red Monster (as Donn Carl Harper)
 2009 Let Us Prey (Video short)
 2005-2009 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series)
- Episode #7.18 (2009) ... Elmo
- Episode #4.217 (2006) ... Elmo
- Episode #4.130 (2005) ... Elmo
- Episode #4.61 (2005) ... Elmo
 2008 Kitten vs. Newborn (TV Series)
Rev. Gus Herbert Washington III
- Kitten Speaks at Democratic Convention (2008) ... Rev. Gus Herbert Washington III
 2008/II The Pick Up (Short)
Sean (as Donn Harper)
 2006 Prison Break: Proof of Innocence (TV Mini-Series)
Detective Franklin
- Insight (2006) ... Detective Franklin (uncredited)
- Ally (2006) ... Detective Franklin (uncredited)
- Trust (2006) ... Detective Franklin (uncredited)
- Heat (2006) ... Detective Franklin (uncredited)
 2005 Untold Stories of the ER (TV Series documentary)
- No Down Time (2005) ... Reenactment
 2001 Mimic 2 (Video)
Det. James (as Donn Carl Harper)
 2000 Vacant Lot
Priest Bennett
 1997 Soul Food
Funeral Minister
 1994 Under the Influence (Short)
 1990 Brewster Place (TV Series)
Variteck Agent 1
- Open for Business (1990) ... Variteck Agent 1
 1982 Chicago Story (TV Series)
The Vendor / Charley the Vendor
- Dutton's Law (1982) ... The Vendor
- Not Quite Paradise: Part 1 (1982) ... Charley the Vendor
 1981 American Dream (TV Series)
Nate Cross
- American Dream (1981) ... Nate Cross (uncredited)
 1976 The Monkey Hu$tle
Tiny (as Donn Harper)
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Other Works:

"American Dream" 1981 Television series for ABC Viacom Productions episode "The Robbery". Guest-starring as "Nate Cross" See more »

Alternate Names:

Donn Carl Harper | Donn Harper


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Moved to Los Angeles to further pursue his acting career See more »

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