Jessica Ines Tuck is an American actress known for her roles in One Life to Live, Judging Amy, True Blood, and Days of Our Lives.


Tuck was born in New York City, New York, on February 19, 1963, and graduated from Yale University and Middlesex School. Starting an acting career, she gained recognition from her role as Megan Gordon Harrison on One Life to Live from 1988 to 1992. She reprised the role in spirit form in 1993, 1999, 2004, and 2012. Later, Tuck played Nicole Brown Simpson in The O.J. Simpson Story and had a leading role in the straight-to-video movie Billboard Dad. In 1992, she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series" for her performance in One Life to Live. Two years earlier, she had been nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for "Outstanding Female Newcomer: Daytime" for the same role.

Tuck recently starred in High School Musical 2, High School Musical 3, and Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure. She was also on the HBO sci-fi drama series True Blood as Nan Flanagan, becoming a series regular during the show's fourth season. In 2011, she appeared as murderer Joyce McHugh in an episode of the police procedural series Castle. In her personal life, she and her husband, Robert Koseff, had a daughter named Samara on March 24, 2003.

On Criminal Minds

Tuck portrayed Doctor Sarah Harris, the mother of psychopath Nathan Harris, in the Season Two episode Sex, Birth, Death. She then appeared as Amy Wheeler, the sister of sniper Jason Wheeler, in the Suspect Behavior episode One Shot Kill.


For a full filmography, see here.

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