Tess Harper

American actress

Tessie Jean Washam (later Tess Harper; born August 15, 1950) is an American actress.[1] She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for the Best Supporting Actress for her first movie role in Tender Mercies, a 1983 movie. She was nominated for an Academy Award for the Best Supporting Actress for Crimes of the Heart, a 1986 movie.

Harper was born in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas. She was raised in Missouri.

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Association Category Nominated work Result
1984 Golden Globe Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture Tender Mercies Nominated
1987 Academy Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Crimes of the Heart Nominated
1994 CableACE Award Actress in a Dramatic Series The Hidden Room Nominated
2004 Method Fest Best Actress in a Short Film Lonely Place Won
2007 National Board of Review Best Acting by an Ensemble No Country for Old Men Won
2008 Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture No Country for Old Men Won
2008 Gold Derby Awards Ensemble Cast No Country for Old Men Won
2011 California Independent Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Tess Harper". Film Reference. Retrieved Feb 11, 2021.