Harvey Jason

Harvey Jason
Born Harvey Albert Jason
(1940-02-29) 29 February 1940
London, England, UK
Occupation Actor, businessman
Years active 1964–2004
Spouse(s) Pamela Franklin (m. 1970); 2 children

Harvey Albert Jason (born 29 February 1940) is an English actor and the co-owner of Mystery Pier Books, an independent book store that sells first editions.

Jason was born in London, the son of Marie Goldblatt and actor Alec Jason. A character actor in films including The Gumball Rally and The Lost World: Jurassic Park, he also played in dozens of TV roles in the 1970s and 1980s,[1] including Pinky in Rich Man, Poor Man and Harry Zief in Captains and the Kings, both made in 1976.

He is married to actress Pamela Franklin, whom he met on the set of 1972's Necromancy, and with whom he has two sons. He is the proprietor of Mystery Pier Books in West Hollywood, California, which he operates with his son, Louis.[2] They opened their shop and started listing on AbeBooks in 1998.[3] A number of video interviews with Harvey Jason about his book store exist on YouTube, in particular a video made by film maker John D. McMahon.[4]

Selected filmography


  1. Bowie, Stephen (8 March 2011). "Eight Million Stories in the NAKED CITY ... Many of Them Uncredited (Part 1) « The Classic TV History Blog". Classictvhistory.wordpress.com. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  2. "Welcome to Mystery Pier Books • (310) 657-5557". Mysterypierbooks.com. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  3. "Mystery Pier Books". Abebooks.com. Retrieved 2012-07-18.
  4. "Mystery Pier Books - A Glimpse Inside". YouTube. 6 April 2009. Retrieved 21 February 2012.

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