- Jeanne Tripplehorn
- Tulsa Oklahoma
- United States
- Field Hockey
- Used To DJ
Jeanne Tripplehorn Early Life
Tripplehorn was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Tom Tripplehorn (known as "Tommy Tripplehorn"), who was once a guitarist with Gary Lewis & the Playboys. After graduating from high school, Tripplehorn became a D.J. at Tulsa radio station KMOD, using the air name "Jeanie Summers". She was stage-trained as an actress (at Juilliard) and also served as a TV host.
Jeanne Tripplehorn Career
Tripplehorn is known for starring opposite Michael Douglas in Basic Instinct and alongside Kevin Costner in Waterworld as well as in The Firm alongside Tom Cruise. Tripplehorn more recently appeared in the HBO drama Big Love. On 10th September 2007, on the BBC1 television programme Movie Connections, it was confirmed that Tripplehorn had accepted the co-lead role in Four Weddings and a Funeral. Just before flying to England to start filming, tragedy struck when Tripplehorn's mother suddenly died. The role subsequently went to Andie MacDowell.
Jeanne Tripplehorn Personal Life
Tripplehorn was engaged to actor Ben Stiller for a time. She is now married to actor Leland Orser and the couple have a son, August, born in 2002. Tripplehorn's grandmother, Jean Neely, appeared in the film Reality Bites, in which Tripplehorn had an uncredited role.