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The Passing of Hollywood Veteran Actor Ron Harper: A Tribute to His Remarkable Career

BySamantha Jones

Mar 25, 2024
Actor Known for Roles on ‘Generations’ and ‘Another World’ Passes Away at 91

Ron Harper, a renowned actor, passed away on March 21 in West Hills, CA at the age of 91. His daughter, Nicole Longeuay, confirmed his death to The Hollywood Reporter.

Born in Pennsylvania, Harper pursued a career in acting after serving in the U.S. Navy and studying at Princeton University. He began his acting journey as Paul Newman’s understudy in Sweet Bird of Youth on Broadway before moving to Los Angeles to pursue a career in television.

Harper’s TV career began in 1960 with a role in NBC’s Tales of Wells Fargo and continued with appearances in shows like Wagon Train, Shotgun Slade, and 87th Precinct, where he portrayed Det. Bert Kling for multiple episodes. Harper was known for his recurring roles on television shows such as Garrison’s Gorillas, Where the Heart Is, and Planet of the Apes. He also found success in daytime drama, landing roles in shows such as Another World, Loving, and Generations. In more recent years, Harper appeared in Pearl Harbor and portrayed a chairman in The West Wing.

By Samantha Jones

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