Tess Trueheart

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Tess Trueheart
Dick Tracy character
Created by Chester Gould
Portrayed by Helen Lewis, Anne Jeffreys, Kay Christopher, Anne Gwynne, Angela Greene, Glenne Headly
Significant other(s) Dick Tracy
Nationality American

Tess Trueheart is the love interest character in the American comic strip Dick Tracy which was created by Chester Gould in 1931.[1]

The character eventually became the wife of Dick Tracy in the original comic strip.[2]

In the 1934-1948 radio series Dick Tracy she was voiced by Helen Lewis. [3]

The character of Tess Trueheart has been featured in films including 1945's Dick Tracy and its sequel Dick Tracy vs. Cueball, portrayed in both by actress Anne Jeffreys, and in 1990's Dick Tracy, which starred Glenne Headly as Tess.[4][5]


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