Harriet Sansom Harris

Actor
An in-demand character actress in both film and televison possessed of devislish comedic timing, Harriet Sansom Harris is perhaps best known for a pair of recurrring TV roles, first as Frasier Crane's gleefully ... Read more »
Born: 01/08/1955 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (52)

Deadly Trust 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

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Supergirl 2016 (Tv Show)

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Love Is Strange 2014 (Movie)

Honey (Actor)

Wilfred 2014 (Tv Show)

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Moonlight Serenade 2008 (Movie)

Angelica (Actor)

Desperate Housewives 2005 - 2006 (Tv Show)

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The Ghost Whisperer 2006 (Tv Show)

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The Lost Room 2006 (Tv Show)

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Monster-in-Law 2005 (Movie)

Therapist (Actor)

Strong Medicine 2005 (Tv Show)

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It's All Relative 2003 - 2004 (TV Show)

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Six Feet Under 2002 (Tv Show)

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Ally McBeal 1993 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Caroline in the City 1993 - 1994, 1996 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Chicago Hope 1993 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Diagnosis Murder 1993 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Ellen 1993 - 1994, 1996 - 1997, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Family Law 1993 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Frasier 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Good Advice 1993 - 1994, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Memento 2001 (Movie)

Mrs Jankis (Actor)

Millennium 1993 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Murphy Brown 1993 - 1994, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Sisters 1993 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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The Beast 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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The George Carlin Show 1993 - 1994, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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The Lot 1999 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The Man Who Came to Dinner 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

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The One 2001 (Movie)

Nurse Besson (Actor)

The X-Files 1993 - 1998, 2000 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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God, the Devil and Bob 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Voice

Love & Money 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Nurse Betty 2000 (Movie)

Ellen (Actor)

Stark Raving Mad 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

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Show & Tell 1998 (Movie)

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Union Square 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Romeo + Juliet 1996 (Movie)

Susan Santandiago (Actor)

Space: Above and Beyond 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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The Crew 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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The Five Mrs. Buchanans 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Quiz Show 1994 (Movie)

Enright's Secretary (Actor)

Addams Family Values 1993 (Movie)

Ellen Buckman (Actor)

Dead Drunk: The Kevin Tunell Story 1992 - 1993 (TV Show)

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Dottie Gets Spanked 1992 (Movie)

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Law & Order 1991 - 1992 (Tv Show)

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Naked Obsession 1990 (Movie)

Elderly Lady (Actor)

Transylvania Twist 1989 (Movie)

Granny (Actor)

An Element of Truth (TV Show)

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Fool's Fire (TV Show)

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Friends 'til the End (TV Show)

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Biography

An in-demand character actress in both film and televison possessed of devislish comedic timing, Harriet Sansom Harris is perhaps best known for a pair of recurrring TV roles, first as Frasier Crane's gleefully unscrupulous agent Bebe Glazer on the NBC sitcom "Frasier," then as Wisteria Lane resident Felicia Tilman on ABC's hit primetime drama "Desperate Housewives. "

Relationships

Family
has two older siblings

Father

Mother

EDUCATION

The Juilliard School

New York, New York
graduated

Banff School of Fine Arts

Alberta
studied during the summers as a child

Milestones

2005

Played Wisteria Lane's resident evil Felicia Tillman on "Desperate Housewives" (ABC)

2002

Appeared as a not-so grieving widow on the HBO funeral drama "Six Feet Under"

2002

Made Broadway musical debut as Mrs. Meers in "Thoroughly Modern Millie"

2001

Co-starred in the ABC summer series "The Beast"

2000

Had featured role as the wife of a man with short-term memory loss in "Memento"; released in the USA in 2001

2000

Appeared alongside Nathan Lane in the stage revival of "The Man Who Came to Dinner"

1997

Co-starred in the ensemble NBC sitcom "Union Square"

1994

Debut as TV series regular, the snooty Vivian, one of "The Five Mrs. Buchanans" (CBS)

1993

Played the female roles in original production of Paul Rudnick's Off-Broadway hit "Jeffrey"

1993

Had supporting role in Todd Haynes' short "Dottie Gets Spanked"

1993

Made first of yearly appearances as Bebe Glazier agent to "Frasier" (NBC); in 2001, character handed client of Frasier Crane over to a younger agent; returned for the final two episodes

1993

Made screen debut in "Addams Family Values", scripted by Rudnick

1989

Had early TV work in episode of "Doctor, Doctor" (CBS)

1986

Played Ophelia to Kevin Kline's "Hamlet" at the New York Shakespeare Festival; production also featured David Hyde Pierce

After graduation from Juilliard, spent three years as member of The Acting Company

Raised in Fort Worth, Texas

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