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Robert Harper (I) (1951–2020)

Robert Harper was born on May 19, 1951 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Francis Harper. He was an actor, known for Creepshow (1982), Once Upon a Time in America (1984) and The War of the Roses (1989). He was married to Sascha Noorthoorn van der Kruyff and Lisa Pelikan. He died on January 23, 2020 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. See full bio »

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Known For

Creepshow Charlie Gereson (segment "The Crate")
Deconstructing Harry Harry's Doctor


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 2006 Commander in Chief (TV Series)
Owen Latimer
- No Nukes Is Good Nukes (2006) ... Owen Latimer
 2006 Gilmore Girls (TV Series)
Dr. Shapiro
- The Perfect Dress (2006) ... Dr. Shapiro
 2001-2002 Philly (TV Series)
Judge Irwin Hawes
- Mojo Rising (2002) ... Judge Irwin Hawes
- Thanks for the Mammaries (2002) ... Judge Irwin Hawes
- San Diego Padre (2002) ... Judge Irwin Hawes
- Brotherly Love (2002) ... Judge Irwin Hawes
- Here Comes the Judge (2002) ... Judge Irwin Hawes
 1999 The Insider
Mark Stern
 1999 Molly
Doctor Simmons
 1998 Law & Order (TV Series)
John St. John
- True North (1998) ... John St. John
 1998 Any Day Now (TV Series)
- Huh? (1998)
 1998 Michael Hayes (TV Series)
- Imagine: Part 1 (1998) ... Bomber
 1997 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Terry Tirelli
- Three Girls and a Baby (1997) ... Terry Tirelli
 1997 Deconstructing Harry
Harry's Doctor
 1996 The Siege at Ruby Ridge (TV Movie)
Earl Martens
 1996 Bless This House (TV Series)
 1995 The Home Court (TV Series)
Father Jablonski
- The Sydney That Works (1995) ... Father Jablonski
 1995 Picket Fences (TV Series)
 1995 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Series)
Peter Dean Myers
- Dial 'H' for Murder (1995) ... Peter Dean Myers
 1993 Love & War (TV Series)
Dr. Gilroy
- I Got Plenty of Nothing (1993) ... Dr. Gilroy
 1993 Gunmen
 1993 The Wrong Man
Felix Crawley
 1989-1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Brian LaPorte
- Odor in the Court (1993) ... Brian LaPorte
- Lose the Boss (1991) ... Brian LaPorte
- Forgive Me Father, for I Have Sued (1990) ... Brian LaPorte
- One Rat, One Ranger (1989) ... Brian LaPorte
 1992 Running Mates (TV Movie)
Gordy Faust
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Paul Crenshaw
- Murder in Milan (1992) ... Paul Crenshaw
 1992 The Commish (TV Series)
Professor Gerald Hanick
- Video Vigilante (1992) ... Professor Gerald Hanick
 1992 Room for Two (TV Series)
Timothy Sinowsky
- Psyched! (1992) ... Timothy Sinowsky
 1992 Final Analysis
Alan Lowenthal
 1991 Payoff (TV Movie)
Benny Cowan
 1991 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Lathal Bine
- The Host (1991) ... Lathal Bine (uncredited)
 1991 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series)
Doc Fulton
- One Flew Over the Bird's Nest (1991) ... Doc Fulton
 1991 Held Hostage: The Sis and Jerry Levin Story (TV Movie)
 1990 Babies (TV Movie)
Sam Clarington
 1990 Love and Lies (TV Movie)
Clinton Posey
 1989 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Dewitt Clipton
- Day Nine (1989) ... Dewitt Clipton
- Day Seven (1989) ... Dewitt Clipton
- Day Four (1989) ... Dewitt Clipton
- Day One (1989) ... Dewitt Clipton
 1989 The War of the Roses
 1989 Jake and the Fatman (TV Series)
Paul Abbot
- The Way You Look Tonight (1989) ... Paul Abbot
 1989 Nick Knight (TV Movie)
Dr. Jack Brittington
 1989 My Name Is Bill W. (TV Movie)
Dr. Jeremy Partlin
 1989 The Case of the Hillside Stranglers (TV Movie)
Los Angeles Deputy D.A. Richard Carson
 1989 Roseanne (TV Series)
Edgar Lang
- Becky's Choice (1989) ... Edgar Lang
 1989 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series)
Charles Bird
- Words to Live By (1989) ... Charles Bird
 1988 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Henry Tucker
- Set Me Free (1988) ... Henry Tucker
 1988 Twins
Gilbert Larsen
 1988 Outback Bound (TV Movie)
 1987-1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Sy 'Bubba' Weisberger
- The King of Wall Street (1988) ... Sy 'Bubba' Weisberger (credit only)
- The Recruiting Game (1988) ... Sy 'Bubba' Weisberger
- Cultural Exchange (1988) ... Sy 'Bubba' Weisberger
- Frank's Place - The Movie (1988) ... Sy 'Bubba' Weisberger
- Shorty's Belle (1988) ... Sy 'Bubba' Weisberger
 1987-1988 Matlock (TV Series)
Walter Judd / Michael Palmer
- The Umpire (1988) ... Walter Judd
- The Reporter (1987) ... Michael Palmer
 1987 Knots Landing (TV Series)
- The Gift of Life (1987) ... Priest
 1987 Not Quite Human (TV Movie)
J.J. Derks
 1987 Amazing Grace and Chuck
 1987 Murder Ordained (TV Movie)
 1987 Deadly Deception (TV Movie)
 1987 Stingray (TV Series)
- Echoes (1987) ... Billy
 1987 J. Edgar Hoover (TV Movie)
Clyde Tolson
 1986 Newhart (TV Series)
Mr. Lalow
- Saturday in New York with George (1986) ... Mr. Lalow
 1986 Wanted: Dead or Alive
Dave Henderson
 1986 Kung Fu: The Movie (TV Movie)
 1985 Dallas (TV Series)
Emergency Doctor
- Close Encounters (1985) ... Emergency Doctor
 1984 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Todd Doke
- Dreams of Steele (1984) ... Todd Doke
 1983 Dempsey (TV Movie)
Damon Runyon
 1983 13 Thirteenth Avenue (TV Short)
Marv Hoberman
 1982 Creepshow
Charlie Gereson (segment "The Crate")
 1981 Mommie Dearest

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[Commencement Address for University College, Rutgers University; Delivered at the Louis Brown Arena, Piscataway, NJ/Woodbridge News Tribune] As a professional artist, I have learned that I could live without money or love or a fixed place to call home for long stretches. I also learned I could not persevere if I ever lost the confidence that what I performed mattered, or that how I performed it ... See more »


As of December 2000, he divides his time between Europe and the U.S.

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