Jesse Bob Harper

Jesse Bob Harper

Actor, Screenwriter and Producer

Chicago, Illinois

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April 2013
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About Jesse

After growing up in the great Midwest in the state of Indiana, Jesse moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting, where he lived for over 20 years, eventually studying producing and screenwriting at UCLA.

Jesse is an award winning filmmaker and screenwriter. Jesse’s feature length screenplay “Simon of Los Angeles”was awarded the 2nd prize by Francis Ford Coppola in the American Zoetrope Screenwriting Contest.



  • Chicago P.D.

    Chicago P.D. (2017)
    Television (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor District 21 of the Chicago Police Department is made up of two distinctly different groups. There are the uniformed cops who patrol the beat and go head-to-head with the city's street crimes. And there's the Intelligence Unit, the team that combats the city's major offenses - organized crime, drug trafficking, high profile murders and beyond. Written by @DylanJames18

  • Chicago Fire

    Chicago Fire (2016)
    Television (Action and Drama) Actor The story of firefighters in Chicago, both on a personal and professional level.

  • Home Run Showdown

    Home Run Showdown (2015)
    Film (Family and Sport) Actor Joey Deluca is an ex-minor league baseball player working in his dad's sports bar. Since he left baseball, he's bounced from hobby to hobby, but hasn't stuck with anything long enough to find his new niche. Joey's brother, Rico, was a more successful and popular professional ball player. He owns the local Chevrolet dealership and coaches one of the town's little league baseball teams. When their father, Al, learns that the league needs one more coach, he insists that Joey take the job. The heart and soul of Joey's team, the Cubs, is a new kid in town named Lori. His mother died, and his father is in prison. Lori's goal is to take the field shagging balls at the upcoming Home Run Showdown. He desperately wants to be on television so his dad can see him from jail. However, only the league's top three teams can participate. He works diligently to ensure the Cubs' success, but Joey isn't as motivated. Al soon sweetens the deal for Joey by proposing that he'll leave his bar to the son ... Written by LeannaSue

  • The Drunk

    The Drunk (2014)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Actor When Joe Debs, the hard-drinking grandson of legendary labor leader and founder of the Socialist Party in America, Eugene V. Debs, gets arrested for drunk driving, he chalks it up to just another casualty in his long and illustrious drinking career. But as he soon discovers that the corrupt prosecuting attorney is trying to put him in jail for political reasons, Joe decides to run against him for the Democratic nomination for governor. During the tumultuous campaign, Joe discovers the trials and tribulations of politics, building a great appreciation for his grandfather's legacy, but an even greater understanding of himself. Written by Anonymous

  • The Other One

    The Other One (2014)
    Film (Drama, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Actor A drama with supernatural influences, The Other One follows a young woman named Amber who has returned to her childhood home, caring for her mother now in the throes of dementia and haunted by the death of her young son who drowned mysteriously 30 years prior. Watching her mother slip further away, Amber struggles with her own ghosts as she feels her life crumbling around her. All of the characters in The Other One are haunted in the way that each of us is -- by the pasts that we embrace, we hide from, we lie about, and that we make peace with. Written by Anonymous

  • Dr. Good

    Dr. Good (2013)
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  • Just Like a Woman

    Just Like a Woman (2012)
    Film (Drama) Actor Mona (Golshifteh Farahani), 26, an immigrant from North Africa, runs her in-laws' mini market in Chicago. She's married to Mourad, a man who can't stand up to his authoritarian mother. Mona is harassed by her mother-in-law because after five years of marriage, she hasn't been able to get pregnant, something that's considered a shame and a taboo in her culture. Marilyn (Sienna Miller), 29, is a receptionist at a computer repair company. Her marriage with Harvey is on the ropes. The only thing in her life that makes her happy is her belly dance class, a passion shared by Mona. Dancing at family gatherings lifts her spirits up and makes her forget the misery of her daily life. Marilyn shops at Mona's mini-market. They've become friends. One morning, Mona's mother-in-law is found dead in her bed. Mona realizes that she mixed the wrong dose while preparing her medicine. Realizing that she might be accused of murder, Mona runs away and flees Chicago by bus. Marilyn loses her job because of ... Written by Cohen Media Group

  • The Playboy Club

    The Playboy Club (2011)
    Television (Crime and Drama) Actor Centers on the Bunnies and patrons of the original Playboy Club in 1960s Chicago.

  • Crawlspace

    Crawlspace (2009)
    Film (Short, Drama and Sci-Fi) Actor A young woman with a mysterious past finds a new sense of family with a Mexican immigrant boy and his grandmother.

  • John Dunn's Last Run

    John Dunn's Last Run (2009)
    Film (Short and Horror) Actor High School teacher, John Dunn is running away. A lost soul with a dark secret, relocated to a small town for a fresh start. When John decides to take a jog down a mysterious trail, he is forced to face to his tormented childhood.

  • My Apocalypse

    My Apocalypse (2008)
    Film (Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor Stewart Savage lives in an idyllic, soft-focus universe, where his girlfriend adores him and his family is as wholesome as the Osmond's. He also lives in a world where he strangles his girlfriends, hates his meaningless job and prefers the psychotic solace of the world inside his head. The polar ice caps have melted and flooded the world while Stewart's dating life has reached an epic drought. Unaware of the rift between preferred and actual reality, Stewart brings his latest girlfriend home to meet the parents for a family birthday celebration, not fully realizing that she is his latest victim. Accustomed to their son's antics, the helpless Savage's play along with Stewart's quickly devolving sense of reality while attempting to bag the fresh body before their cohabiting neighbors arrive. With shifting realities at odds with one another, Stewart's descent into madness holds his family, and the family that shares their housing unit, hostage. More horrific than being held at gunpoint ... Written by Nicole McConvery

  • Harper for Commissioner, or What Makes Bob Run?

    Harper for Commissioner, or What Makes Bob Run? (2007)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Director Bob Harper, Democratic County Commissioner for Porter County Indiana, fights a high Republican "turn out" to retain his seat.

  • Autoportrait

    Autoportrait (2005)
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  • In the Land of Milk and Money

    In the Land of Milk and Money (2004)
    Film (Comedy) Actor Idyllic Suburbia. Mom 'n' Apple Pie. Or not. This outrageous comedy turns suburban America on its head. Mad cow disease, Corporate Greed, Mob Mentality, the Cult of Motherhood, propaganda, discrimination, and dangerous kitchen utensils all find a home in this wild social satire. Written by Susan Emshwiller

  • A Home for All

    A Home for All (2003)
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  • Cigar by Car

    Cigar by Car (2002)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor A narcoleptic cigar attendant follows a young shoplifter through a mystical cow pasture and wakes up to life.

  • Feedback

    Feedback (2002)
    Film (Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor Feedback is a techno-thriller that takes place a few years from now. Set in a bleak and desolate world, this is the story of three friends caught up in a streak of bad luck. The story opens with Mick dying in a filth-ridden alley after stealing the prototype of a device designed to manipulate time by sending a signal into the past. In a last ditch effort to save himself he "time-calls" Lenny--6 hours into the past--in an attempt to change the chain of events which led him to this unfortunate situation. Convinced that he's cheated death, Mick convinces Lenny and his girlfriend Sarah of the capabilities of the prototype. Desperate and on the run, each from their personal demons, they embark on an ill-conceived plan to outrun their destinies. As they try to cheat time, they find themselves in a race against their past and the inevitable future. Written by Teo Konuralp

  • Runners

    Runners (2001)
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  • The Magnificent Seven

    The Magnificent Seven (2000)
    Television (Action and Western) Actor When an Indian village is threatened by ex-Confederate soldiers, several villagers head out to seek help. They recruit seven men, each with unique skills, who return to the village and take on the raiders. Following this, the men take up residence in a small town, making their skills available to those in need. Written by Tom Campbell <>

  • Don't Eat the Chili at the Detour Diner

    Don't Eat the Chili at the Detour Diner (1997)
    Film (Short) Actor When best friends Gavin and Milo quit their jobs and impulsively head out onto the road, they begin a road trip that quickly turns surreal. Guided by a ghostly DJ, they wander through to desert, eventually finding themselves at the abandoned Detour Diner. Here they meet another wandering soul, Rebecca. She's travelling in the opposite direction, but is similarly lost. When all three collide, their destinies (and destinations) change forever. Written by Anonymous

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