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December 28, 2013
May those near and dear to the Supremely talented Ms. Julie Harris and authentically so in return, find the same always good grace of hers as they cope now that she is gone. In keeping with her loving memory, may peace and harmony linger on past her death. Namaste . . .
December 27, 2013
Ms,Harris,
Your a wonderful actress, whom I will forever remember as Eleanor Lance in the horror film, THE Haunting. Also, as Lily Mae Clemmons on Knots Landing.
I will forever remember your sweetness and kindness, in yourself, and your characters. Your a beautiful soul, gone home now.
Rest in Eternal Peace.

Anthony Cashmere
December 03, 2013
Happy (what would have been) 88th birthday to Ms. Julia Ann Harris!
Your family, friends, and fans---
actually to you, one and the same---
were all the better for having you
with us for as long as we did.
December 02, 2013
I remember Julie Harris in so many wonderful roles. My favorite was as Abra in East of Eden. She and James Dean were magnificent in that film. Both were able to portray such vulnerability and humanity in their roles. Both angels then and now.
October 13, 2013
I had the most wonderful opportunity to see Miss Harris in plays here in Seattle: The Scent of the Rose and The Belle of Amherst. I would send her flowers when she was in town to perform. I would receive the kindest notes from her. I had the opportunity to meet her and actually have my picture taken with her. We would exchange greeting cards. I was so sad to learn of her passing. I remember her when I was a child and she put on such wonderful performances on TV: Victoria Regina et al. God Bless you Miss Harris. We truly miss you. Michael Bachison (Seattle,WA)
September 30, 2013
She was my favorite actress from the time I was a child. I was always so touched by her performances in films, TV shows and the Broadway plays I was only able to see televised. But... I got to see her in the late 1980s in Cleveland when she toured with Driving Miss Daisy. I was so thrilled. I remember thinking though that she was not so recognizable in her wig and costume yet the voice was Julie. And when the play ended, Brock Peters, Stephen Root and Julie came back out on stage, Julie without the wig and there she was with her gorgeous red hair. The memory of seeing Miss Julie Harris perform was magic. I wish I could have gone to more performances it oh so grateful for those films.
September 28, 2013
THANK YOU GOD FOR GIVING US JUILE HARRIS. UNFORGETABLE.
September 25, 2013
In a darker part of my early life, a performance of Ms. Harris left me with such an uplifting and enlightening experience that brought me to a plateau of new understanding and assurance that there is always "Wonder" about us.
I'll be eternally grateful. I imagine her coming onstage again into a new, untried dimension after making her final curtain call here....
September 22, 2013
I am so blessed to have known such a fine woman. Grace and talent, a gem for sure. My parents had the pleasure to meet with her after one of her many one woman shows. All she did was talk about me, as if I could hold a candle to that. It was memorable for them, and humbling for me. I will miss her dearly. Sincerely, Godspeed , Lisa Israel
August 30, 2013
Dear Peter,
I grew up knowing a bit about you from Miss Ida May Wilkinson who came from your home in New York to Franklin, Virginia, each summer to visit her mother, brother, sister-in-law, and niece and nephew who were my family's next-door neighbors.

While Miss Ida May didn't really "talk" about you and certainly not about your parents, she would sometimes share the title of a special book or a recipe that "my young friend Peter" liked. I was in college before my mother explained to me that Peter was you!

Along with the rest of the world, I was a great admirer of your mother, so much so that for my 50th birthday, my wife treated me to a trip to New York to see your mother and Mr. Charles Durning in GIN GAME. We sat on the front row--enthralled. I also saw your mother and Morgan Freeman in Baltimore in DRIVING MISS DAISY--only two chairs and two great actors creating magic on a stage.

My wife Deborah and I (now retired 40-years-apiece-veterans of high school English classrooms) are forever indebted to your mother, for she brought Miss Dickinson to life for us and for our students on film year after year.

Thank you for sharing your mother with the world. I send you my sincerest sympathy.

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