"Pretty close to a remission," Harper's doctor says.
August 4, 1965 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA
Originally from north of the border in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, actor James Tupper was a veteran of at least 50 small theater productions before he finally caught his big break as the hunky Jack Slattery, a quiet fish and wildlife biologist with a history of bad romantic relationships on ABC's "Men in Trees" (2006- ). The quirky drama starred Anne Heche as Marin Frist, a relationship expert who finds herself stranded in Alaska and surrounded by large quantities of men following a breakup with her unfaithful fiancé. A graduate of Prince Andrew High School, Tupper studied acting at Concordia University in Montreal and Rutgers University in New York. As he racked up a resume doing theater, he began appearing onscreen with bit parts in features like "Joe Dirt" (2001) and "Corky Romano" (2001). After a couple of guest spots on "Gilmore Girls" (WB, 2000- ), "CSI: New York" (CBS, 2004- ) and "How I Met Your Mother" (CBS, 2005- ), Tupper had a more significant co-starring role in the indie drama, "Loudmouth Soup" (2005). Then in the indie thriller "Invisible" (2006), which received limited release in New York, he was a husband in the midst of divorcing his wife (Kit Pongetti). But a trip to the countryside blossoms into rediscovered love, only to be threatened by two men (David Mogentale and Joe Mellis) seeking to reveal the true dynamic of the couple's relationship. LessOriginally from north of the border in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, actor James Tupper was a veteran of at least 50 small … More