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Tess Harper | Biography

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Tess Harper's facts

Date of Birth 1950-08-15
Nationality American
Profession Actress
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married
Married to Ken Harper
Married on 1971
Education at Southwest Missouri State University
Name on Birth Tessie Jean Washam
Divorce 1976
Height 5'5"
Weight 56 kg
Place of Birth Mammoth Spring, Arkansas
Measurements 35-23-36 inches

An illustrious American actress, “Tess Harper” is best recognized for her phenomenal performance in 1983 American drama movie ‘Tender Mercies’. This gorgeous actress was born on 15th August, 1950 in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas. She spent her childhood with growing around with lots of quilts and the quilt makers. As per her educational background, she completed her high school graduation in 1968. Later she joined the ‘Arkansas State University. While studying in the University, she actively took part in the several plays. Tess held her graduation degree from the ‘Southwestern Missouri State University’ majoring in education. Soon after completing her education, she started her acting career by appearing in the various theatrical plays and theme parks. Even after her hard work, she wasn’t getting the role in the movies. With losing hope, she started working in the financial institution based in Texas. While working in the institution, she got an opportunity to pursue her acting dream by appearing in the movie ‘Tender Mercies’.

Let’s talk about her acting journey Harper was highly appreciated for her brilliant performance in the movie. She even earned a nomination as Best Supporting Actress for her exceptional performance in the movie. Tess started to get offers from various movie producers and directors after making her first appearance. She starred in further movies like ‘Chiefs’, ‘Amityville 3-D’ and ‘Silkwood’ in the same year of release of the movie. In the year 1984, she played the role of Susan French in the television mini-series ‘Celebrity’. She appeared in the movie titled ‘Flashpoint’ in the same year. Tess also made her name recognizable appearing in the television series ‘George Burns Comedy Week’. In 1986, she appeared in an episode of the television series ‘The Twilight Zone’. She gained huge appreciation and recognition for her portrayal of Chick Boyle in the black comedy movie ‘Crimes of the Heart’. She even gained nomination for her exceptional performance in the movie. She further gained appreciation for her phenomenal performances in the various television series and movies like ‘Murder, She Wrote’, ‘L.A. Law’, ‘Daddy’, ‘Ishtar’, ‘Little Girl Lost’, ‘Far North’, ‘Her Alibi’, ‘Thirty Something’, ‘Daddy’s Dyin’: Who’s Got the Will?’, ‘The Man in the Moon’, ‘Black or White’, ‘The Turning’, ‘My New Gun’, ‘Gun’, ‘The Jackal’, ‘The In Crowd’, ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’, ‘The Division’, ‘Jack & Bobby’, ‘Loggerheads’, ‘Karla’, ‘Broken Bridges’, ‘Ghost Whisperer’, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Private Practice’ and ‘Revenge’. Her recent movie appearance was seen in the Irish comedy drama movie ‘Frank’.

Putting some lights toward her personal life, this gorgeous and talented actress is a married woman. She got married to dashing man named ‘Ken Harper’ in 1971. Apart from her husband’s name, she has not spoken anything about her personal life. She has spent blissful moments with her husband for five years. Their marital relation ended with divorce in 1976. After her separation from Ken, she was not seen dating with any other men. She might have dated many dashing men in her younger days but nothing is known about her past love affairs.

Harper is an attractive lady who is blessed with the mesmerizing body figure. She looks absolutely stunning and gorgeous in her various movie and television roles. Harper has not exposed her real body measurements size in the public. However, from having a close glance at her she seems to have close body measurements size of 35-23-36 inches. She stands with an average height of 5 feet 5 inches. Harper has maintained her sexy figure in balancing way with carrying normal weight of 56 kg. Her hot and bold pair of legs looks very attractive when she flaunts off her cleavage in sexy bikini and lingerie.

Tess has achieved a lot of fame and success from her acting career. She might have earned considerable amount of net worth from her career which she has kept secret from the public and media. More about this alluring actress can be obtained from the wiki and other internet sites. She can also be followed on her twitter account @tessh118.