Jeanne Tripplehorn is an American actress. She rose to fame during the 1990s, first starring as Dr. Beth Garner in Basic Instinct. She next played Abby McDeere in The Firm opposite Tom Cruise. Later, she had performances in the movies Waterworld, ‘Til There Was You, and Monument Ave. In the 2000s, she starred in the films Timecode, Paranoid, Swept Away, The Amateurs, and Winged Creatures. On television, she came to prominence for her role as Barbara Henrickson in Big Love. In 2009, she portrayed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in the TV movie Grey Gardens. From 2012 to 2014, she played Dr. Alex Blake in Criminal Minds.