June 10, 1963 (60)
Jeanne Tripplehorn is an American actress best known for her roles in films such as “Basic Instinct” and “The Firm,” as well as her portrayal of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the HBO movie “Grey Gardens.”
Tripplehorn’s acting journey is a tapestry woven with memorable films and television shows. She burst onto the scene with the erotic thriller “Basic Instinct,” sharing the screen with Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone. Her role as Abby McDeere in “The Firm,” opposite Tom Cruise, further solidified her as a formidable talent. Tripplehorn also diversified her portfolio by participating in television projects like HBO’s “Big Love,” where she played one of Bill Paxton‘s three wives, and the police procedural drama “Criminal Minds.”
Her career is a testament to meaningful collaborations with other artists. Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, and Tom Cruise are just the tip of the iceberg. She also worked alongside Gene Hackman and Holly Hunter in “The Firm.” In the sphere of television, she shared the screen with Bill Paxton, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Chloë Sevigny in “Big Love.” Further collaborations include performances with Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange in “Grey Gardens,” as well as Adam Goldberg and Richard T. Jones in “Criminal Minds.” Not to overlook her time with Woody Harrelson in “Mickey and Mallory,” Johnny Depp in “The Night Watchman,” and Emma Watson in “The Circle.”
Tripplehorn received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for her role in “Grey Gardens.” Additionally, the cast of “Big Love” was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.