Tulip O'Hare

A volatile, hell-raising force of nature, Tulip O’Hare is Jesse’s girlfriend and one true love. Tulip is all in with Jesse on his search for God--until she finds out they are headed to New Orleans, where she has a secret past and will risk everything to keep Jesse from finding out her truth.

Played by Ruth Negga

Ruth Negga is an exceptionally talented and versatile actress with a body of work that spans award-winning theatre productions, big screen historical dramas, independent films and innovative television series. Most recently, Ruth starred as “Mildred Loving” opposite Joel Edgerton in Jeff Nichols’ Loving, inspired by the documentary The Loving Story. The film follows Mildred and Richard Loving, the couple behind the pivotal 1967 civil rights case, Loving vs. Virginia. For her performance, Ruth’s accolades include Academy Award®, Golden Globe® and Critics Choice Award® nominations. Last year, Ruth was seen in Duncan Jones’ Warcraft, an epic fantasy adventure based on the popular video game series. Ruth played “Lady Taria”, the Queen of Azeroth and wife of King Llane Wrynn. Prior to that, Ruth was seen in the title role of Scott Graham’s independent UK drama Iona. Other past feature work includes Richie Adams’ independent Una Vida, John Ridley’s historical drama All Is by My Side, Stephen Bradley’s Noble, Marc Forster’s World War Z for Paramount, David Weaver’s thriller The Samaritan and Neil Jordan’s dramatic comedy Breakfast on Pluto. On television, Ruth holds a variety of US and UK credits including Justin Chadwick’s HBO television movie The Money; Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. for ABC as the beautiful and sinister “Raina” for which she was nominated for a 2016 Irish Film & Television Award in the category of Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Drama; the hit UK series Misfits for Logo as “Nikki”; as “Rosie” on Love/Hate for RTE; and as “Rochelle” on BBC’s mini-series Five Daughters. Ruth won the Irish Film and Television Academy Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of “Shirley Bassey” in the TV movie Shirley. Her extensive and award-winning theatre production credits include Lolita as her stage debut for Corn Exchange Theatre Company at the Abbey Theatre; Duck for Out of Joint and the Royal Court Theatre (for which she was nominated for an Olivier best newcomer); Playboy of the Western World at the Old Vic; Hamlet at the National Theatre; Phaedre at the National Theatre, for which she won the Ian Charleson Award; Oedipus Loves You at Peter Pan Theatre; Lay Me Down Softly, The Crucible, The Bacchae, Burial at Thebes, all at the Abbey Theatre; and Titus Andronicus at the Project Theatre, for which she received the Irish Times Award for Best Actress.

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