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James Harder (I) (1931–2009)

James Harder was born on November 19, 1931 in the USA. He was an actor, known for Paternity (1981), The Telephone Book (1971) and Author! Author! (1982). He was married to Dorothy Harder. He died on January 9, 2009 in Harwich, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »


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Known For

Paternity Doorman
The Telephone Book Obscene-Caller
Author! Author! Doorman
Ed Bartender


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 2001 Ed (TV Series)
- The Test (2001) ... Bartender
 1997 Spin City (TV Series)
Old Santa
- Miracle Near 34th Street (1997) ... Old Santa
 1982 Author! Author!
 1981 Paternity
 1971 The Telephone Book

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Appeared on US television in the 1970s in hugely popular commercials as "Big Fig", wearing a brown and green fig costume and doing a silly dance to promote Fig Newtons, a cookie filled with a fig preserve. See more »

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Played 'Big Fig,' in an early 70's Fig Newtons commercial. It had a musical number, with accompanying dance. See more »

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