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Tess Harper

Tess Harper attended Southwest Missouri State University, now known as Missouri State University, in Springfield, MO. During the late 1960s, she did "street" acting in the theme parks, Dogpatch, USA, in Jasper, AR, and Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO. She was discovered while doing theater work in Dallas, TX. After being turned down at an ...

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Aug 15, 1950 In Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Long Shadow
Latest Project:
Movie Burden 2018-01-21

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations.

Known For
Poster of No Country for Old Men
Poster of The Jackal
Poster of The Man in the Moon
Poster of Tender Mercies
Movie Judy's Got a Gun Susan Lemen 2018
Movie Pretty Hattie's Baby Maya 2018
Movie Burden Hazel 2018-01-21
Movie Dangerous: The Short Films Mother 2018
Movie Hello, My Name Is Frank Aunt Flossie 2018
Movie The Long Shadow Mama Doris 2018
Movie Fatal Secrets Naomi 2017-09-05
Movie Lazy Eye Unknown 2016-11-11
Movie Surprise Linda 2015-04-28
Movie The Perfect Guy Mrs. McCarthy 2015-09-11
Movie Boys on Film 13: Trick & Treat Linda 2015-07-13
Movie Sunlight Jr. Kathleen 2015-01-12
Movie Frank Unknown 2014-09-05
Movie Peter Andre's 90 Party Hits of the 90s Unknown 2014-07-13
Series True Detective Unknown 2014-01-12
Movie Straight A's Mother 2013-07-18
Series Nikki & Nora: The N&N Files Mary Delaney 2013-12-22
Series Absolutely Jason Stuart Unknown 2013-06-18
Movie The Christmas Heart Elizabeth 2012-12-02
Movie Revenge: The First Chapter Carole Miller 2012-09-26
Movie A Christmas Wish Trudy Willis 2011-11-20
Series Revenge Unknown 2011-09-21
Series Proposition 8 Trial Re-Enactment Unknown 2010
Movie Mythic Journeys Unknown 2009-06-04
Movie No Country for Old Men: Diary of a Country Sheriff Herself 2008-03-11
Movie 14th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 2008-01-27
Movie The Making of 'No Country for Old Men' Unknown 2008-03-11
Series In Plain Sight Unknown 2008-06-01
Series Crash Unknown 2008-10-17
Series Breaking Bad Unknown 2008-01-20
Movie Loggerheads Elizabeth 2007-03-14
Series Private Practice Unknown 2007-09-19
Movie Saving Sarah Cain Miriam Esh 2007-08-19
Movie Kiss the Bride Barbara 2007-07-23
Movie Jam Ruby 2007-07-03
Movie No Country for Old Men Loretta Bell 2007-11-21
Series Brothers & Sisters Unknown 2006-09-24
Movie Broken Bridges Dixie Rose Delton 2006-09-08
Movie Karla Unknown 2006-01-20
Movie Reckless Disregard Meredith Craig 2006-08-30
Movie Broken Clare 2006-11-04
Series Ghost Whisperer Unknown 2005-09-23
Series Grey's Anatomy Unknown 2005-03-27
Series Criminal Minds Unknown 2005-09-22
Movie Jesus, Mary and Joey Liz O'Callahan 2005-09-11
Series Jack & Bobby Unknown 2004-09-12
Movie Angel in the Family Mrs. Nelly Tomkins 2004-12-18
Movie Lonely Place None 2004-09-12
Series One Tree Hill Unknown 2003-09-23
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Movie Studio City Linda Little 2003-02-01
Series Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Movie No Prom for Cindy Cindy's Mom 2002-08-08
Movie Miracles & Mercies Herself 2002-04-16
Movie Beyond the Prairie, Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder Older Laura Ingalls Wilder 2002-03-17
Movie Morning Margaret 2001-09-20
Series The Division Unknown 2001-01-07
Movie The Rising Place Rebecca Hodge 2001-02-01
Series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Movie The In Crowd Dr. Amanda Giles 2000-07-19
Movie Beyond the Prairie: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder Narrator / Older Laura Ingalls Wilder 2000-01-02
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unknown 1999-09-20
Series Judging Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Movie Dirty Laundry Beth Greene 1998-09-25
Movie The Killing Secret Tina Decapprio 1997-01-06
Movie The Jackal The First Lady 1997-11-14
Series Gun Virginia 1997-04-12
Series Cracker: Mind Over Murder Unknown 1997-09-18
Movie A Child's Wish Joanna Chandler 1997-01-21
Series Early Edition Unknown 1996-09-28
Movie A Stranger to Love Linda Grant 1996-03-24
Movie The Road to Galveston Julia Archer 1996-01-24
Movie Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory Mother 1995-06-16
Series Legend Unknown 1995-04-18
Movie Death in Small Doses Asst. D.A. Jerri Sims 1995-01-16
Movie Christy Fairlight Spencer 1994-04-03
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Series Top of the Pops 2 Unknown 1994-09-01
Series Christy Fairlight Spencer 1994-04-03
Series Grace Under Fire Unknown 1993-09-29
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie In the Line of Duty: Siege at Marion Vickie Singer 1992-02-10
Movie The Turning Martha Harnish 1992-05-02
Movie Willing to Kill: The Texas Cheerleader Story Verna Heath 1992-11-08
Movie My New Gun Kimmy Hayes 1992-10-26
Movie The Man in the Moon Abigail Trant 1991-10-04
Series The Hidden Room Unknown 1991-07-23
Movie My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys Cheryl 1991-03-01
Movie Michael Jackson: Black or White Mother 1991-11-14
Movie Daddy's Dyin'... Who's Got the Will? Sara Lee 1990-05-04
Movie Unconquered Mary Flowers 1989-01-15
Movie Incident at Dark River Betty McFall 1989-12-04
Movie Criminal Law Det. Stillwell 1989-04-28
Movie Her Alibi Sally Blackwood 1989-02-03
Movie Little Girl Lost Clara Brady 1988-04-25
Movie Far North Rita 1988-11-11
Movie Daddy Ann Burnette 1987-04-05
Movie The 59th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1987-03-30
Movie Ishtar Willa 1987-05-15
Series Thirtysomething Unknown 1987-09-29
Movie Crimes of the Heart Chick Boyle 1987-01-23
Series L.A. Law Unknown 1986-09-15
Movie Promises to Keep Gwen Palmer 1985-10-15
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1985-09-27
Series George Burns Comedy Week Unknown 1985-09-18
Movie A Summer to Remember Jeannie Wyler 1985-03-27
Movie The 56th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1984-04-09
Series Murder, She Wrote Unknown 1984-09-30
Movie Flashpoint Ellen 1984-08-31
Series Celebrity Susan French 1984-02-12
Movie Silkwood Unknown 1984-01-27
Movie Amityville 3-D Nancy Baxter 1983-11-18
Series Chiefs Carrie Lee 1983-11-13
Movie Tender Mercies Rosa Lee 1983-06-10
Movie Starflight: The Plane That Couldn't Land Janet Briggs 1983-02-27
Movie Kentucky Woman Lorna Whateley 1983-01-11