Julianne Nicholson is an American actress best known for her starring role as Detective Megan Wheeler on the crime procedural television series Law and Order: Criminal Intent, from 2006-2009.
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.
Nicholson also 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 mini-series Storm of the Century and guest-starring roles on ER and Law & Order.