Caption: Still of Reese Witherspoon and Tess Harper in The Man in the Moon (1991)
Born: August 15, 1950
Star sign: Leo
Known for: No Country for Old Men (2007), Tender Mercies (1983), The Jackal (1997), The Man in the Moon (1991)
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 ...