Jessica Harper

Jessica Harper is an American actress and producer, as well as a singer. Harper made her feature film debut in Inserts , followed by a starring role in Brian De Palmas Phantom of the Paradise . She played the lead role in Dario Argentos horror cult classic Suspiria , for which she is best remembered. Other films include Shock Treatment , The Blue Iguana , Safe , and Minority Report . In addition to acting, Harper is also an author of childrens music and books.

Harper was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Eleanor , a writer, and Paul Church Harper, Jr., a painter and the former chairman of the Needham Harper Worldwide advertising agency in New York. She attended the North Shore Country Day School and Sarah Lawrence College. She has three brothers, including a twin brother, William Harper, a composer, Sam Harper, a screenwriter and director, Charles Harper, and two sisters, Lindsay Harper duPont and Diana Harper.

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