Tess Harper, a talented actress with an inspiring body of work, has over eighty appearances in both film and television to her credit. Harper's most noteworthy performances include starring alongside Robert Duval in her Golden Globe nominated role as Rosa Lee in "Tender Mercies," and in "Crimes of the Heart" earning Harper an Academy Award® nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Harper also starred as the wife of Tommy Lee Jones in "Country for Old Men," which earned the entire cast an Outstanding Performance of a Cast in a Motion Picture Screen Actors Guild Award.
Harper's vast array of television credits include "Walker: Texas Ranger," "Early Edition," "Christy," "CSI," "Touched by an Angel," "Judging Amy," "Without a Trace," "Ghost Whisperer," "Grey's Anatomy," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "Private Practice" and "Brothers & Sisters," just to name a few. Most recently, Harper starred in the first three seasons of the award-winning drama "Breaking Bad" and in the TV drama "Crash," a spin-off of the Oscar®-winning film.