|Date of Birth||August 15, 1950|
|Birthplace||Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, USA|
Tess Harper (born August 15, 1950) is an American actress. She portrays Carole Miller in the show.
Born Tessie Jean Washam on August 15, 1950 in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas. Her parents' names are Ed and Rosemary Washam. She grew up around lots of quilts and quilt makers. On her own time, she liked to sit on the porch-swing and read. She graduated from high school in 1968.