|...as Detective Wheeler|
Detective Megan Wheeler, Jessie Lucas & Jill Lansing
|Date of birth|
1 July 1971
|Place of birth|
|...as Jessie Lucas|
Nicholson's pregnancy required her to leave the show temporarily for maternity leave during the show's first half of the seventh season. She was replaced by actress Alicia Witt (Detective Nola Falacci). She and her husband Jonathan Cake welcomed their first child, a son named Ignatius, in September 2007.
Nicholson also played Jill Lansing on Law & Order True Crime.
She created the role of "Jane" onstage in the World Premiere of Melissa James Gibson's play This at Playwrights Horizons from November 6-December 13, 2009.
She had recurring roles on Boardwalk Empire as Esther Randolph and Masters Of Sex as Dr. Lillian DePaul. She went on to star in the HBO miniseries The Outsider (with Bill Camp, Hettienne Park, Yul Vazquez, and Mare Winningham), based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, as Glory Maitland. Nicholson won her first Emmy for her role in Mare of Easttown (with Neal Huff).
|Law & Order: Criminal Intent|
Final Cast: Vincent D'Onofrio • Kathryn Erbe • Julia Ormond • Jay O. Sanders