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Det. Zack Nichols
Det. Serena Stevens
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Capt. Zoe Callas
Det. Megan Wheeler
Captain Danny Ross
Detective Robert Goren
Detective Alexandra Eames
Detective Nola Falacci
Detective Mike Logan
Detective Megan Wheeler
Julianne Nicholson stars as Detective Megan Wheeler in Season 8 of the USA Network original series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent."
Nicholson was born and raised in Medford, Massachusetts, and following a modeling career in New York and Paris, she landed her first feature film role opposite Michael Caine and James Spader in "Curtain Call." She later took on what proved to be her breakout role as the headstrong young feminist in "The Love Letter" with Tom Selleck and Kate Capshaw.
Nicholson's other feature film credits include "Long Time Since" with Julian Sands and Paulina Porizkova, and Carl Franklin's "One True Thing" starring Meryl Streep and Renee Zellweger. She also appeared in the independent films "Seeing Other People" (for which she won a Best Actress award at the 2004 U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen), "Tully," which was honored with six Independent Spirit Award nominations (including one for Nicholson as Best Supporting Actress), "Speakeasy," "Passion of Mind" and "Harvest."
In recent years, Nicholson also has appeared in Nick Hurran's "Little Black Book" and Bill Condon's "Kinsey," with Liam Neeson and Laura Linney. Her recent feature releases include "Two Weeks" with Sally Field and Ben Chaplin, "Flannel Pajamas" with Justin Kirk and "Puccini for Beginners," written and directed by Maria Maggenti.
Nicholson most recently starred in NBC's "Conviction." Other television credits include series regular roles on "Ally McBeal" and "Presidio Med." Her other credits include a starring role in the television miniseries "Storm of the Century" and guest-starring roles on NBC's "ER" and "Law & Order."
She recently wrapped "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men." The film, written and directed by John Krasinski, stars Nicholson as a graduate student coping with a recent breakup by conducting interviews with various men, who include Christopher Meloni, Timothy Hutton and Bobby Cannavale.
Her latest project is called "Staten Island," in which she stars opposite Ethan Hawke and Vincent D'Onofrio. The film was written and directed by James DeMonaco and produced by Luc Besson.
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