Tess Harper

Television Actress / Film Actress / Stage Actress | * 08/15/1950 (70) | Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, USA
Tessie Jean "Tess" Harper (née Washam; born August 15, 1950) is an American actress. She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her first film role in 1983's Tender Mercies, and for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for the 1986 film Crimes of the Heart. Her other film appearances include Flashpoint (1984), Ishtar (1987), Far North (1988), and No Country for Old Men (2007). She also had a recurring role on the first three seasons of Breaking Bad (2008–2010). ()
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Tess Harper (born August 15, 1950) is an American actress.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Comedies

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Tess Harper

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress

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Movies with Tess Harper as Actress(54)

as Hazel2020 Burden
as Dorothy Freeman2020 The Evening Hour
as Loretta Hillhouse2019 The Dougherty Gang
as Mrs. McCarthy2015 The Perfect Guy
as Linda2015 Surprise
as Frank's Mom2014 Frank
as Elizabeth2014 The Christmas Heart
as Kathleen2013 Sunlight Jr.
as Trudy Willis2013 A Christmas Wish
as Barbara Davis2007 Kiss the Bride
as Ruby2007 Jam
as Miriam Esh2007 Saving Sarah Cain
as Loretta Bell2007 No Country for Old Men
as Liz O`Callahan2006 Jesus, Mary and Joey
as Clare2006 Broken
as Dixie Rose Delton2006 Broken Bridges
as Elizabeth Austin2005 Loggerheads
as Mrs. Nelly Tomkins2004 Angel in the Family
as Rebecca Hodge2001 The Rising Place
as Joanna Chandler1997 A Child's Wish
as The First Lady1997 The Jackal
as Tina Decapprio1997 The Killing Secret
as Linda Grant1996 A Stranger to Love
as Asst. D.A. Jerri Sims1995 Death in Small Doses
as Mother (Black or White)1993 Michael Jackson - Dangerous - The Short Films
as Martha Harnish1992 The Turning
as Kimmy Hayes1992 My New Gun
as Abigail Trant1991 The Man in the Moon
as Sally Blackwood1989 Her Alibi
as Betty McFall1989 Incident at Dark River
as Mrs. Mary Flowers1989 Unconquered
as Det. Stillwell1988 Criminal Law
as Rita1988 Far North
as Clara Brady1988 Little Girl Lost
as Willa1987 Ishtar
as Ann Burnette1987 Daddy
as Chick Boyle1986 Crimes of the Heart
as Jeannie Wyler1985 A Summer to Remember
as Ellen1984 Flashpoint
as Rosa Lee1983 Tender Mercies
as Nancy Baxter1983 Amityville 3-D

TV Shows/Series with Tess Harper as Actress(26)

as Sheila Miller2014 How to Get Away with Murder
as Carole Lyn Miller2011 Revenge
as Mrs. Pinkman2008 Breaking Bad
as Beth Ridge2006 Brothers and Sisters
as Dinah Troy2005 Criminal Minds
as Karen Carmichael2004 Jack & Bobby
as May Scott2003 One Tree Hill
as Patricia Spade2002 Without a Trace
1997 Cracker
as Fairlight Spencer1994 Christy
as Joan1993 Grace Under Fire
as Susan French1984 Celebrity
as Irene Rutledge1984 Murder, She Wrote
as Carrie Lee1983 Chiefs

Full Name: Tess Harper
Born: Tuesday, 08/15 1950 (August) in Mammoth Spring (current age: 70 years + 67 days)
Zodiac sign: Leo (Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger)
Educated at: Missouri State University, Arkansas State University
Tess Harper frequently works together with these people:
John Rubinstein (11x, Actor)
Lawrence Pressman (9x, Actor)
Scott Paulin (9x, Actor)
Dee Wallace (8x, Actress)
John Getz (8x, Actor)
David Paymer (8x, Actor)
Charles Haid (8x, Actor)
L. Scott Caldwell (8x, Actress)
Vernee Watson-Johnson (8x, Actress)
Stacy Edwards (8x, Actress)
Aaron Paul (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:14647, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 10/07/2020