JULIANNE NICHOLSON as Detective Megan Wheeler
Julianne Nicholson joins the cast in the 07-07 network season (season 6) as Detective Megan Wheeler, who partners with Detective Mike Logan (Chris Noth) in the Major Case Squad.
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."