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Tess Harper is an American actress. Tess Harper is currently single.

Relationship Facts of Tess Harper

Tess Harper is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Tess Harper?

Tess Harper is currently single. Previously, she was married to Ken Harper in 1971 but they could not maintain relationship and end with divorce. The couple did not welcome any children during their relationship.

She likes to keep her profile low and she has not provided information about her present relationship and affair.

Who is Tess Harper?

Tess Harper is an American actress who is popular for her performance in the film ‘Tender Mercies’ which helped her gain the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress nomination.

Tess Harper: Age(71), Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity

She was born on August 15, 1950, in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, USA. Her birth name is Tessie Jean Washman and she is currently 71 years old. Her father’s name is Ed Washman and her mother’s name is Rosemary. Most of her family members were quilt makers and she used to sit on the porch swing and read.

Harper holds American citizenship but her ethnicity is unknown.

Tess Harper: Education, School/College University

She joined Arkansas State University-Beebe where she performed in several plays. Then, she graduated with a degree in education from Southwest Missouri State University(now Missouri State University) in Springfield, Missouri.

Tess Harper: Professional Life and Career

After graduation, she began acting in the various theatrical plays, dinner theatre, children’s theater, and theme parks. Despite hard work, she could not get the role in the movies. After losing hopes, she began working in a financial institution based in Texas.

During her work, Tess Harper got the opportunity to pursue her acting career by appearing in the movie ‘Tender Mercies’. She was cast as the lead female role of Rosa Lee, the young widow, and mother who marries country singer Mac Sledge.

After her breakthrough performance, she appeared in the TV miniseries ‘Chiefs’ in 1983, and ‘Celebrity’. She also made her appearance in many television movies like ‘Starflight: The Plane That Couldn’t Land’ in 1983, ‘Reckless Disregard’ in 1985, and appeared in ‘The Man in the Moon’, ‘The Jackal’ in 1997, ‘Loggerheads’ in 2005, etc.

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She recently appeared as Sheila Miller in the television series ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ in 2019, and as Hazel in the film ‘Burden’ in 2018.

Tess Harper: Awards, Nominations

She won Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011, won Gold Derby Award in the category Ensemble Cast for ‘No Country for Old Men’ in 2008, nominated or Oscar award in the category Best Actress in a Supporting Role for ‘Crimes of the Heart’ in 1987, and nominated several times in her career.

How much does Tess Harper earn?

She must have earned a decent amount of money from her career however, she has not revealed her net worth salary and income. According to some online sources, she has an estimated net worth of around $4 million as of 2022.

Tess Harper: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There is a rumor that she has been married to a person after her divorce to her husband but the rumor has not been confirmed yet.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

She has a height of 5 ft. 5 inches and weighs 56 kg. Tess Harper has blue eyes and blonde hair. Her body measurement is 35-23-36 inches.

Is Tess Harper active on social media?

The talented actress, Tess Harper likes to keep her profile low. She does not seem to be active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

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