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Tess Harper

Tess Harper received an Academy Award nomination for her supporting role in CRIMES OF THE HEART. She also received a Golden Globe nomination for her feature film debut in TENDER MERCIES opposite Robert Duvall. Other film credits include THE MAN IN THE MOON, HER ALIBI, CRIMINAL LAW, DADDY'S DYIN... WHO'S GOT THE WILL?, MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN COWBOYS, THE JACKAL, and THE IN CROWD. Television credits include THE HIDDEN ROOM and INCIDENT AT DARK RIVER for which she was nominated for two Cable Ace Awards, series roles on CSI, EARLY EDITION and CHRISTY for CBS, the miniseries CHIEFS, CELEBRITY, UNCONQUERED, and telefilms LAURA INGALLS WILDER, ROAD TO GALVESTON, IN THE LINE OF DUTY, A SUMMER TO REMEMBER, and LITTLE LOST GIRL. Theatre credits include the Manhattan Theatre Club's production of Beth Henley's play ABUNDANCE, directed by Ron Logimarsino and costarring Amanda Plummer.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Tess Harper Facts

Birth NameTessie Washam
BirthdayAugust 15, 1950 (73)
BirthplaceMammoth Spring, Arkansas, USA

Selected Filmography

Man in the Moon
The Jackal
No Country For Old Men
Tender Mercies
The Perfect Guy
Her Alibi
The Man in the Moon
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