Jeanne Tripplehorn reigned in the 90s as one of the sexiest lead actresses in Hollywood films. With her feline eyes and elegant frame, this American actress is more than just a pretty face.
Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn was born in Oklahoma in 1963. She is the daughter of guitarist Tom Tripplehorn from Gary Lewis & the Playboys. She took inspiration from her father when it comes to performing.
After high school, she worked as a radio host at a rock radio station KMOD. She went by the name of DJ Jeanne Summers. She also performed in local TV shows, such as Creature Feature and Night Shift. Tripplehorn soon left for college to study at Julliard School’s Drama Division.
In the 1990s, the budding actress started her career at Off-Broadway. She appeared in The Big Funk and the 1993 revival of ‘Tis Pity She’s a Whore. She also made it on Broadway at Anton Chekov’s Three Sisters.
Tripplehorn landed on her TV debut as a supporting actress at a drama series The Perfect Tribute. She also made it on the big screen in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct in 1992.
Her big break as an actress started when she got several film roles with big Hollywood stars. She starred as the hot Abby McDeere alongside Tom Cruise in the legal thriller film The Firm. She also bagged the lead role with Kevin Costner at Waterworld in 1995.
In addition to her film work, Tripplehorn earned her TV breakthrough in the 2006 drama series Big Love as Barbara Henrickson with Bill Paxton. She also portrayed the role of former US first lady as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the film Grey Gardens. She became a nominee at the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress.
Tripplehorn later appeared in the television film Five as Dr. Pearl Jarente. She also starred in the eighth season of Criminal Minds in 2012.
Apart from her commercial work, the American actress appeared in independent films, such as Little Pink House and Gloria Bell.
Her most recent work is at a Hulu miniseries Mrs. America as Eleanor Schlafly and 2020 comedy-drama film Ana as Pastor Helen.
When it comes to her dating life, Tripplehorn dated Ben Stiller from 1990 to 1996. In 2000, she married American actor Leland Jones Orser. He is her co-star in the 1998 film Very Bad Things. Jeanne gave birth to their son named August Tripplehorn Orser in 2002.
As an actress, Tripplehorn loves experimenting with her style choices. From tube tops and backless gowns, she prefers wearing clothes that outlines her figure, including her ass and boobs. Although there are rare sightings of the actress in a bikini, Tripplehorn remains attractive with anything she wears.
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