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Harry Northup

Harry E. Northup has made a living as an actor for 30 years, acting in 37 films, including Mean Streets (1973), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Taxi Driver (1976) (1976 Palme d'Or winner at Cannes), Fighting Mad (1976) (starring role), Handle with Care (1977), Blue Collar (1978), Over the Edge (1979) (starring role), Tom Horn (1980), Used ... See full bio »

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Known For

Taxi Driver
Taxi Driver Doughboy
The Silence of the Lambs
Mean Streets
Mean Streets Soldier
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Joe & Jim's Bartender


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 2012/I The Last One (Short)
 2004 The Manchurian Candidate
Congressman Flores (as Harry Northrup)
 2003 Karen Sisco (TV Series)
- Justice (2003) ... Sonny (as Harry E. Northup)
 2001 ER (TV Series)
Competency Evaluator
- The Crossing (2001) ... Competency Evaluator
 1999 Brokedown Palace
Leon Smith (as Harry E. Northup)
 1998 Beloved
 1998 Four Corners (TV Series)
 1997 Fathers' Day
Reno Jail Cop (as Harry E. Northup)
 1996 In Cold Blood (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.2 (1996) ... Minister
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Minister
 1996 The Colony (TV Movie)
 1995 Fallen Angels (TV Series)
Cop #2
- Fly Paper (1995) ... Cop #2 (as Harry E. Northup)
 1994 Rebel Highway (TV Series)
Uncle Charlie
- Reform School Girl (1994) ... Uncle Charlie
 1994 Reform School Girl (TV Movie)
Uncle Charlie
 1994 Bad Girls
 1993 Philadelphia
 1992/I Hero
Mr. Fletcher
 1992 Unlawful Entry
McMurtry, Desk Sergeant
 1989 Nowhere to Run
Rayford Satterwhite
 1988 Kansas
 1987 Project X
Congressman (as Harry E. Northup)
 1986 North and South, Book II (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... Major
 1986 The Deliberate Stranger (TV Movie)
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Security Guard
- Mirror, Mirror (1986) ... Security Guard (as Harry E. Northup)
 1985 Hotel (TV Series)
- Celebrations (1985)
 1985 Street Hawk (TV Series)
- Follow the Yellow Gold Road (1985) ... Carl
 1984 Swing Shift
New Year's Eve Marine #1
 1984 Hard to Hold
Limo Driver #2
 1984 Nickel Mountain
Frank (as Harry Northrup)
 1983 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
- The Turn of the Tide (1983) ... Fred
 1983 Heart Like a Wheel
 1983 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (TV Series)
- The Killer (1983)
 1982 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Wayne Harkness
- Catharsis (1982) ... Wayne Harkness
- Svengali (1982) ... Wayne Harkness
- Encounters (1982) ... Wayne Harkness
- Daniel (1982) ... Wayne Harkness
 1982 King's Crossing (TV Series)
Josh McCall
- Long Ago Tomorrow (1982) ... Josh McCall
 1982 The Day the Bubble Burst (TV Movie)
 1980 Tom Horn
Thomas Burke
 1979 The Rose
Skinny Guy
 1979 11th Victim (TV Movie)
Officer Thorpe
 1979 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
- Caged Angel (1979) ... Rogers
 1979 Over the Edge
 1978 Maneaters Are Loose! (TV Movie)
John Pennington
 1978 Blue Collar
 1977 Which Way Is Up?
Chief Goon
 1977 New York, New York
 1976 Two-Minute Warning
The S.W.A.T. Team - Lieber
 1976 Fighting Mad
Sheriff Len Skerritt
 1976 Taxi Driver
 1975 Crazy Mama
 1974 Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
Joe & Jim's Bartender
 1973 The All-American Boy
 1973 Mean Streets
 1972 Boxcar Bertha
Harvey Hall (as Harry Northrup)
 1971 Star Spangled Girl
Cowboy on Bus
 1971 Alias Smith and Jones (TV Series)
Potts / Hank
- Jailbreak at Junction City (1971) ... Potts (as Harry E. Northup)
- The Man Who Murdered Himself (1971) ... Hank (as Harry E. Northup)
 1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Second Guard
- The Death Farm (1968) ... Second Guard
 1964 Lilith
Patient (uncredited)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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Harry Northrup | Harry E. Northup


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