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Short Info

Date Of BirthNovember 10, 1963
SpouseLeland Orser
FactStudied in the Drama Division of The Juilliard School at Lincoln Center in New York City. Was a member of Group 19 (1986-1990), which also included Laura Linney.
PaymentsEarned $100,000 Per Episode from Criminal Minds (2005)

Jeanne Tripplehorn is an American actress. She was born on June 10, 1963, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Suzanne and Tom Tripplehorn. Her father was a bandleader and her mother was a homemaker. She has two sisters, Tina and Kelly. Tripplehorn attended Tulsa Edison High School and graduated in 1981. She then studied drama at the Juilliard School in New York City.

Tripplehorn’s film debut came in 1992 with Basic Instinct. She went on to star in such films as Sliding Doors, The Firm, Waterworld, and Mickey Blue Eyes. Tripplehorn also had a recurring role on the television series Big Love.

Tripplehorn married actor Leland Orser in 2000. The couple has one child together. Tripplehorn’s net worth is estimated to be $8 million.

General Info

Full NameJeanne Tripplehorn
Date Of BirthNovember 10, 1963
Height1.7 m
EducationJuilliard School


SpouseLeland Orser
ChildrenAugust Tripplehorn Orser
ParentsTom Tripplehorn, Suzanne Ferguson


NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama
MoviesBasic Instinct, Waterworld, The Firm, Mickey Blue Eyes, Sliding Doors, Very Bad Things, A Perfect Man, Timecode, Swept Away, Steal This Movie!, Crazy on the Outside, Office Killer, Grey Gardens, 'Til There Was You, Relative Values, The Amateurs, The Night We Never Met, My Brother's Keeper, Monument ...
TV ShowsBig Love, Criminal Minds

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Criminal Minds (2005)$100,000 Per Episode


1Criminal Minds: The Pact (2012) is Jeanne Tripplehorn's first appearance, as part of the team, as "Agent Alex Blake".
2Nominated as Outstanding Actress in a Made For Television Movie in The Women's Image Network (WIN) Awards 2012 for her work the film FIVE.
3Spokesperson for the World Monuments Fund. [2009]
4Was considered for the role of Dr. Chase Meridian in Batman Forever (1995).
5Was the original choice for the female lead in Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994). Prior to leaving for the UK to begin filming, stopped off in Texas to see her mother. As her mother was walking towards Jeanne to greet her, her mother collapsed and died instantly. As a result, Andie MacDowell stepped in and played the role.
6Used to be a DJ in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
7Has a younger brother who is a drummer/rock musician. He appeared briefly in Reality Bites (1994) as the drummer of Ethan Hawke's band, but was not credited.
8She was originally cast as "Mia Wallace" in Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction (1994), but had to turn down the role. She was replaced by Uma Thurman.
9Replaced Robin Wright, due to pregnancy, as Abby McDeere in The Firm (1993) with Tom Cruise.
10Son, August Tripplehorn Orser, born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles), 7 pounds, 8 ounces. [May 2002]
11Studied in the Drama Division of The Juilliard School at Lincoln Center in New York City. Was a member of Group 19 (1986-1990), which also included Laura Linney.
12Graduated in 1981 from Edison High School in Tulsa. Spent one semester at the Tulsa University.
13Her father, Tom Tripplehorn, was a guitarist with Gary Lewis & The Playboys.




A Perfect Man2013Nina
Electric City2012TV Series shortHope Chatsworth
Blue2012TV SeriesVera
New Girl2012TV SeriesOuli
Five2011TV MovieDr. Pearl Jarente
Big Love2006-2011TV SeriesBarb Henrickson
Crazy on the Outside2010Angela Papadopolous
Grey Gardens2009TV MovieJackie O.
Fragments2008Doris Hagen
The Trap2007/IShortMaggie
Big Love: In the Beginning2007TV SeriesBarb Henrickson
The Amateurs2005Thelma
Word of Honor2003TV MovieMaj. Karen Harper
Frasier2003TV SeriesChelsea
Swept Away2002Marina
Brother's Keeper2002Lucinda Pond
Relative Values2000Miranda Frayle Freda Birch
Timecode2000Lauren Hathaway
Steal This Movie2000Johanna Lawrenson
Mickey Blue Eyes1999Gina Vitale
Very Bad Things1998Lois Berkow
Sliding Doors1998Lydia
Monument Ave.1998Annie
Office Killer1997Norah Reed
'Til There Was You1997Gwen Moss
Old Man1997TV MovieAddie Rebecca Brice
Mr. Show with Bob and David1996TV SeriesStone Throwing Singer in 'Jeepers Creepers'
The Making of 'Waterworld'1995TV MovieHelen
Reality Bites1994Cheryl Goode (uncredited)
The Firm1993Abby McDeere
The Night We Never Met1993Pastel (uncredited)
The Ben Stiller Show1992TV SeriesThe Wilson Woman / Goo
Basic Instinct1992Dr. Beth Garner
The Perfect Tribute1991TV MovieJulia
We Only Know So Much2017post-productionJean Copeland
Little Pink House2017Charlotte Wells
Criminal Minds2012-2014TV SeriesAlex Blake


Mr. Show with Bob and David1996TV Series performer - 1 episode


Blonde Poison: The Making of 'Basic Instinct'2001Video documentary short special thanks


The Talk2012-2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Tavis Smiley2007-2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Criminal Minds: Season 8 - Alex and Jeanne2013Video shortHerself
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards2010TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
The 61st Primetime Emmy Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Nominee
Sexo en serie2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
Guest of Cindy Sherman2008DocumentaryHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
E! Live from the Red Carpet2007TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Ryan2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The View2006TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Dinner for Five2001TV SeriesHerself - Special Guest
The Daily Show2000TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Making of a Mobster: 'Mickey Blue Eyes'1999TV Short documentaryHerself
1996 MTV Movie Awards1996TV SpecialHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1993TV SeriesHerself - Guest

Archive Footage

The Insider2015TV SeriesHerself
Edición Especial Coleccionista2012TV SeriesHerself / Dr. Beth Garner
Reinventando Hollywood2008TV Movie documentaryBarb Henrickson
Waterworld1995Video GameHelen (uncredited)


Nominated Awards

2012WIN AwardWomen's Image Network AwardsBest Actress in a Made for Television MovieFive (2011)
2010WIN AwardWomen's Image Network AwardsActress Drama SeriesBig Love (2006)
2009Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or MovieGrey Gardens (2009)
2009OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or MiniseriesGrey Gardens (2009)
2007Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, DramaBig Love (2006)
2006Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Actress in a Series, DramaBig Love (2006)
1993Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Supporting ActressBasic Instinct (1992)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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