Ron Harper

Ron Harper


Born in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania--a small town just east of Pittsburgh--Ron Harper became valedictorian of his senior class and won an academic scholarship to Princeton University, where he supplemented his academic studies by appearing in a number of plays and musical comedies. He earned a fellowship to study law at Harvard but the "acting bug" lured him instead to New York, where he studied with 'Lee Strasberg'. Next came a stint in the US Navy (mostly spent in Panama), followed by a return to New York. After several disappointments he earned a job as Paul Newman's understudy in "Sweet Bird of Youth". Hollywood soon beckoned and Harper appeared in a succession of TV series: 87th Precinct (1961), The Jean Arthur Show (1966), Wendy and Me (1964), Garrison's Gorillas (1967) and Planet of the Apes (1974).
  • When was
    Ron Harper born?

    Ron Harper was born on Sunday, January 12, 1936

  • Where was
    Ron Harper born?

    Ron Harper was born in Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, USA

  • How old is
    Ron Harper?

    Ron Harper is 84

  • How tall is Ron Harper?

    Ron Harper is 6'1"(1.85m)

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