Tripplehorn, Jeanne 1963–

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TRIPPLEHORN, Jeanne 1963–

(Jeanne Summers)


Born June 10, 1963, in Tulsa, OK; daughter of Tom (a musician) and Suzanne (maiden name, Ferguson) Tripplehorn; married Leland Orser (an actor), October 14, 2000; children: August. Education: Attended University of Tulsa and the Juilliard School.

Addresses: Agent—William Morris Agency, 151 El Camino Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90212; Leslie Siebert, The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager—Cynthia Pett–Dante, Brillstein–Grey Entertainment, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 350, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Publicist—Ina Treciokas, I/D Public Relations, 155 Spring St., Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10012.

Career: Actress and producer. KMOD–Radio, Tulsa, OK, worked as record announcer under the name Jeanne Summers.


Film Appearances:

Dr. Beth Gardner (some sources spell name Garner), Basic Instinct (also known as Ice Cold Desire), TriStar, 1992.

Abby McDeere, The Firm, Paramount, 1993.

Pastel, The Night We Never Met, Miramax, 1993.

(Uncredited) Cheryl Goode, Reality Bites, Universal, 1994.

Helen, Waterworld, Universal, 1995.

Gwen Moss, 'Til There Was You, Paramount, 1997.

Norah Reed, Office Killer, Strand Releasing, 1997.

Annie, Snitch (also known as Monument Ave. and Noose), Lions Gate Films, 1998.

Lois Berkow, Very Bad Things, PolyGram, 1998.

Lydia, Sliding Doors, Miramax, 1998.

Gina Vitale, Mickey Blue Eyes, Warner Bros., 1999.

Johanna Lawrenson, Steal This Movie (also known as Abbie!), Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Lauren Hathaway, Timecode, Screen Gems, 2000.

Miranda Frayle/Freda Birch, Relative Values, First Look Pictures Releasing, 2000.

Rachel, Paranoid, Portman Entertainment Group, 2000.

Nina, Dial 9 for Love (also known as Men Are Dogs), Amberlon Pictures, 2001.

Marina, Swept Away (also known as Travolti dal destino), Screen Gems, 2002.

Thelma, The Moguls, Newmarket Films, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Julia Warren, The Perfect Tribute, ABC, 1991.

Lucinda Pond, My Brother's Keeper (also known as Brother's Keeper), USA Network, 2002.

Major Karen Harper, Word of Honor, TNT, 2003.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Voice of secretary, "Tru," American Playhouse, PBS, 1992.

Addie Rebecca Brice, "Old Man" (also known as "William Faulkner's Old Man"), Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1997.

Presenter, GQ Men of the Year Awards, VH1, 1998.

Herself, The Making of a Mobster: "Mickey Blue Eyes," 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Goo, "Episode with Rob Morrow," The Ben Stiller Show, Fox, 1992.

Wilson woman, "Episode with James Doohan," The Ben Stiller Show, Fox, 1992.

"The Biggest Failure in Broadway History," Mr. Show (also known as Mr. Show with Bob and David), HBO, 1996.

Herself, Dinner for Five, Independent Film Channel, 2001.

Chelsea Gray, "Trophy Girlfriend," Frasier, NBC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Wilson woman, The Ben Stiller Show, Fox, 1992.

Ivory Tower, CBS, 2001.

Barb Henrickson, Big Love, HBO, 2004.

Television Producer; Pilots:

Ivory Tower, CBS, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Voice of secretary, Tru, Booth Theatre, New York City, 1989–1990.

Jill, The Big Funk, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, Anspacher Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Annabella, 'Tis a Pity She's a Whore, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, Estelle R. Newman Theatre, New York City, 1992.

Masha, The Three Sisters, Roundabout Theatre Company, Criterion Center Stage Right Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Joan, The Guys, Actors' Gang, Hollywood, CA, 2002.


Video Games:

(Uncredited) Voice of Helen, Waterworld, 1995.



Empire (Great Britain), Issue 75, 1995, pp. 58–59; February, 1999, p. 69.

Interview, September, 1999, pp. 76–78.

People Weekly, June 1, 1998, p. 47.