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Jessica Harper Bio, Age,Husband, Height, Personal life, Career, and Net worth.

Jessica Harper is an American actress, singer, and producer. She began her feature film career with a starring role in Brian De Palma’s Phantom of the Paradise in 1974 as well as a role in Inserts in 1975.

Jessica Harper Biography

Jessica Harper is an American actress, singer, and producer. She began her feature film career with a starring role in Brian De Palma’s Phantom of the Paradise in 1974 as well as a role in Inserts in 1975.

She is best known for her portrayal of Suzy Bannion, the protagonist of Dario Argento’s Giallo cult classic Suspiria in 1977, and appeared in a supporting role in Luca Guadagnino’s 2018 remake. 

Her other films include Stardust Memories (1980), Shock Treatment (1981) (the followup to The Rocky Horror Picture Show in which she replaced Susan Sarandon as Janet Weiss), The Blue Iguana (1988), Safe (1995), and Minority Report (2002).

Jessica Harper Age

She was born on October 10, 1949, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Jessica Harper Husband | Kids

Harper married Thomas Edgar Rothman a top executive at Sony Pictures on March 11, 1989, in an ecumenical ceremony. The couple has been blessed with daughters, Elizabeth and  Nora.

Jessica Harper Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches.

Jessica Harper Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1.3 million.

Jessica Harper Background and education

She was to Eleanor a writer and Paul Church Harper Jr. Her father was a painter and former chairman of the Needham Harper Worldwide advertising agency in New York.

She attended the North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, Illinois, and Sarah Lawrence College in New York.

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Jessica Harper Career

She has appeared in more than twenty motion pictures, most notably in My Favorite Year, alongside Peter O’Toole and Mark Linn-Baker; and co-starring with Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters in Pennies from Heaven.

She was featured by Woody Allen in his films Stardusts Memories and Love and Death. Also, she has appeared in the fourth season of It’s Garry Shandling’s Show and in the Steven Spielberg/Tom Cruise film Minority Report. She appeared in 2005 episode “Forget Me Not” of the television series Crossing Jordan.

She has written eleven books for children and made seven albums of songs for children. She was named by Parenting magazine as “Parent of the Month” in 2004. In 2000, she sang background vocals on selected tracks on the Dan Hicks and his Hot Licks album Beatin’ the Heat.

Harper released a cookbook titled The Crabby Cook Cookbook: Recipes and Rants in December 2010. In January 2011 interview she said, “I thought it was high time there was a book that acknowledged that not everybody experiences the joy of cooking, that sometimes cooking for a family on a daily basis can be really irritating! This book, with 135 easy recipes, is for those people, crabby cooks like me! It’s a collection of humor, survival tips, and recipes, for the kitchen-challenged!”

In March 2011, she was on tour promoting her book. Stops included Chicago, where she held a “Lunch and Learn with Jessica Harper”.

Personal life

In a blog post on her official website in 2017, Harper revealed she had suffered from neovascular macular degeneration for the past 15 years, and that she receives injections in her eye every six weeks to treat the condition.

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