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David W. Harper

Emerald Published On Sun Apr 18 2021   Modified On Sun Apr 18 2021
David W. Harper

Facts of David W Harper

Full NameDavid William Harper
First NameDavid
Middle NameWilliam
Last NameHarper
Birth NameDavid William Harper
ProfessionFormer Actor
Birth CityAbilene, Texas
Birth CountryUSA
Father NamePaul Harper
Father ProfessionActor
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
FilmographyThe Waltons,The Blue and the Gray,Fletch
EducationNorth Hollywood High School
Networth$100 k
Date of BirthOctober 4,1961
Age62 years


    Body and Relation Status of David W Harper

    Best known for playing Jim-Bob Walton in the NBC drama series The Waltons, David William Harper is an American actor. He is also known for his acting roles in Fletch, and The Homecoming: A Christmas Story

    Where Was He Born In?

    David William Harper was born on 4th October 1961 in Abilene, Texas, the United States of America to actor Paul Harper. He is an American as per his nationality and has White ethnic descent. 

    A picture of David Harper when he was a teen Image Source: Pinterest
    A picture of David Harper when he was a teen 

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    He is 59 years old as of 2021. The star kid enrolled and graduated from North Hollywood High School. Later, David went to study business. 

    How Rich Is He?

    Fletch star made his acting debut in 1971 and appeared in films and TV shows until 2011. He earned most of his fortune from his role Jim-Bob in The Waltons. 

    According to Celebrity Net Worth, Harper is estimated to own a net worth of around $100 thousand as of 2021. 

    When Did Harper Begin His Acting Career?

    Harper made his acting debut as the second-youngest of seven siblings, Jim-Bob Walton in the 1971 made-for-television film The Homecoming: A Christmas Story

    The following year, the film was turned into a historical drama television series The Waltons

    Harper remained with the series and reprised his role as Jim-Bob throughout its nine-season run alongside Richard Thomas, Ralph Waite, Ellen Corby, and Judy Norton

    David as Jim-Bob Walton (left) in the drama series The WaltonsImage Source: Pinterest
    David as Jim-Bob Walton (left) in the drama series The Waltons

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    After the show ended in 1981, he went and starred in the CBS miniseries The Blue and the Gray as James Hale alongside John Hammond, Stacy Keach, and Lloyd Bridges

    The show's title refers to the colors of the uniforms worn by the United States Army and Confederate States Army Soldiers. 

    He then starred in several film and TV shows which include Fletch, 3:15 the Moment of Truth, Today, Walking Tall: Final Chapter, and Earl Hamner Storyteller

    As of 2021, The Waltons star is not active in the entertainment industry, however, he does appear at Waltons-related shows and functions as collectible and memorabilia fairs. 

    Is David Harper Married?

    Since his break from acting in 2011, Harper is living a low-key life. He prefers a private lifestyle, hence, is not active on any social media platforms. 

    Similarly, due to a lack of confirmed news and sources, his relationship status remains under wraps as of 2021. 

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