Megalyn Echikunwoke is an American actress best known for her television roles as Nicole Palmer in the first season of 24 (2001-2003), as Isabelle Tyler in The 4400 (2006-2007) and as Dr. Tara Price in the seventh season of CSI: Miami, from 2008-2009.
She had a leading role in the sitcom Like Family, appearing in all 22 episodes from 2003-2004. She also had an eight-episode recurring role in the 7th season of That '70s Show.
Echikunwoke has made guest appearances on The Steve Harvey Show; Malibu, CA; Spyder Games; Boston Public; Sheena; ER; For The People; What I Like About You; Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Veronica Mars; Supernatural; The Game; and Raising the Bar.
In addition, she has appeared in the made-for-TV movies Creature (her screen acting debut in 1998), Funny Valentines (1999), B.S. (2002), and Hitched (2005).
She made her feature film debut in the 2004 movie Great Lengths, which she followed up with a role in Camjackers (2006). In 2008 she appeared inthe films Fix and Who Do You Love.
The daughter of a Nigerian father and a Native American mother, Megalyn was born in Spokane, Washington. After the death of her father, her mother raised her and her three brothers on a Navajo Indian reservation in Chinle, Arizona.
She also had a starring role as Riley Prescott, a second-year associate at the firm who is the daughter of the former United States Ambassador to Sweden and Martina's foil, in the legal drama series Made in Jersey, in 2012.