As it turns out Alan Ball was first on her list! But I was there with big hair and a red lace bra poking out, because I saw Rosie with Louisiana sass.
To read her interview in its entirety click here.
Of her big reveal, Tess says that she cried for six hours and produced more snot than she thought possible.
When Tess first moved to Los Angeles, her acting teacher made her write a list of all the people she wanted to work with for class.
So how did she get the part? I was one of the last girls to read, Alan Ball was in the room along with everyone else and although the audition scene was quite short, I got a genuine laugh from everyone.