Birth Name: Jeanne Marie Tripplehorn
Place of Birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 10, 1963
Ethnicity: English, Scottish, German, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish
Jeanne Tripplehorn is an American actress.
Jeanne is the daughter of Suzanne and Thomas Justice “Tom” Tripplehorn. Her father was a guitarist with Gary Lewis & the Playboys. Jeanne is married to actor Leland Orser, with whom she has a son.
Jeanne’s paternal grandfather was Joe/Joseph Konrad/Conrad Tripplehorn (the son of Meno Maurice Tripplehorn and Lillian Mae Whitman). Joe was born in Kent, Ontario, Canada, to American parents. Meno was born in Ohio, the son of ethnic German parents from the Russian Empire, Conrad Triplehorn and Catherine Zic. Lillian was born in New York, the daughter of George W. Whitman and Lena A. Martin.
Jeanne’s paternal grandmother was Gertrude Louise Justice (the daughter of Harold Blake Justice and Shirley L. Mouck). Gertrude was born in Sapulpa, Creek, Oklahoma. Harold was the son of Samuel H. Justice and Belle Blake. Shirley was the daughter of Lewis E. Mouck, who was born in Sarawak, Grey, Ontario, Canada, and of Harriet Amelia Roberts.
Jeanne’s maternal grandfather was Frank Julian Neely (the son of David Huram Neely and Luretta/Loretta Lula Barkwell). Frank was born in Colorado. David was the son of Robert Franklin Neely and Mary Jane George. Luretta was the daughter of J. R. Barkwell and Clarietta Toalson.
Jeanne’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Jean Cutler (the daughter of Howard E. Cutler and Dorothy V. Crosslin). Margaret was born in Oklahoma. Howard was the son of James H. Cutler and Lavina/Vinnie/Luvinia Early. Dorothy was the daughter of John W. Crosslin and Estella Elizabeth Ward.
Source: Obituary of Jeanne’s father – https://tulsaworld.com
Jeanne’s paternal grandfather, Joe/Joseph Konrad/Conrad Tripplehorn, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Jeanne’s paternal grandmother, Gertrude Louise Justice, on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Gertrude Louise Justice on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Jeanne’s maternal grandmother, Margaret Jean Cutler, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Gorgeous woman all around.
It’s due to the Native American genes (either Cherokee or Apache)on her mother’s side, at least this is what some websites claim.
Yes, she is!