Jessica Tuck

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Jessica Tuck
BornJessica Ines Tuck[1]
(1963-02-19) February 19, 1963 (age 51)[1]
New York City, New York, U.S.
Years active1989–present
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Jessica Tuck
BornJessica Ines Tuck[1]
(1963-02-19) February 19, 1963 (age 51)[1]
New York City, New York, U.S.
Years active1989–present

Jessica Ines Tuck (born February 19, 1963) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Megan Gordon Harrison on One Life to Live, Gillian Gray on Judging Amy, and Nan Flanagan on True Blood. She also appeared as Madeline Peterson Woods on Days of Our Lives.

Personal life[edit]

Tuck was born in New York City and is a graduate of Yale University and Middlesex School. She and her husband have a daughter, Samara, born on March 24, 2003.[1]


She played 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.

Tuck played Nicole Brown Simpson in The O.J. Simpson Story and had a leading role in the Olsen twins' 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. In 1990 she was nominated for a Soap Opera Digest Award for "Outstanding Female Newcomer: Daytime" for the same role. She is in High School Musical 2, High School Musical 3 and Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure as Darby Evans, the mother of Ryan (Lucas Grabeel) and Sharpay (Ashley Tisdale). She was also on HBO's True Blood as Nan Flanagan, a vampire who is the spokesperson and 'face' of vampires for the American Vampire League. In season 4, Deadline reports that she will become a series regular.[2]

In 2011, she appeared as murderer Joyce McHugh in the episode "Eye of the Beholder" in the police procedural Castle.


1988Video GirlfriendDebbieVideo short
1989Who Shot Patakango?Tish
1993Rising GunSenator Morton's Aide
1994Mr. WriteNicole Barnes
1995Batman ForeverFemale Newscaster
1998Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars, TheThe Brave Little Toaster Goes to MarsChris (voice)Video
1998Brave Little Toaster to the Rescue, TheThe Brave Little Toaster to the RescueChris (voice)Video
1998Billboard DadBrooke Anders
1999Angels, Baby!Lori
2001Want, TheThe WantJill
2002SecretaryTricia O'Connor
2002Another LifeWomanShort film
2007Wild HogsFamily Mom
2007High School Musical 2Mrs. Evans
2007On the Doll
2008High School Musical 3: Senior YearMrs. Evans
2009Crossing OverElaine (uncredited)
2010Public RelationsStella
2011Sharpay's Fabulous AdventureMrs. EvansVideo
2011Super 8Mrs. Kaznyk
2012Model MinorityAngie Tanaka
1989-1993One Life to LiveMegan Gordon HarrisonTV series
1991Woman Named Jackie, AA Woman Named JackieLorraine MurreyEpisode: "The Bouvier Years"
1992Home ImprovementLeslieEpisode: "Heavy Meddle"
1992Flying BlindDiandra BarashEpisode: "Prelude to a Brisket"
1992Dream OnSkylerEpisode: "To the Moon, Alex!"
1992Picket FencesK.C.Episode: "The Snake Lady"
1992Murder, She WroteSally WilsonEpisode: "The Classic Murder"
1993LifepodClaire St. JohnTV movie
1993CuttersMary LouiseEpisode: "Harry's Best Friend"
1993Dave's WorldEpisode: "The Great Mandala of Life"
1993Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of SupermanToni TaylorEpisode: "I've Got a Crush on You"
1993Adventures of Brisco County, Jr, TheThe Adventures of Brisco County, JrAnnie CavendishEpisode: "Showdown"
1994Diagnosis: MurderSusan LevinEpisode: "Reunion with Murder"
1994Revenge of the Nerds IV: Nerds in LoveGaylordTV movie
1994Fortune HunterTricia ChamberlainEpisode: "Millennium"
1995SeinfeldBonnieEpisode: "The Label Maker"
1995O.J. Simpson Story, TheThe O.J. Simpson StoryNicole Brown SimpsonTV movie
1995George Wendt Show, TheThe George Wendt ShowTinaEpisode: "A Need for Seed"
1995Murder OneD.D.A. Martine BoothEpisode: "Chapter Eight"
1996Wing Commander IV: The Price of FreedomDr. Brody (voice)Video game
1996NYPD BlueFarrell McLearyEpisode: "Girl Talk"
1996Last Frontier, TheThe Last FrontierKate6 episodes
1996Murder OneLaura Crimmins6 episodes
1997Life's WorkDiane WebsterEpisode: "Harassment"
1997Party of FiveLoriEpisode: "Life's Too Short"
1997Advocate's Devil, TheThe Advocate's DevilJennifer DawlingTV movie
1997Visitor, TheThe VisitorLawsonEpisode: "Remember"
1997ProfitCarol McKenna / Kelly HuntEpisode: "Security"
1998ERDr. HemmingsEpisode: "Family Practice"
1998Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon, TheThe Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia PhenomenonMarie GormanTV movie
1998Wing and a Prayer, AA Wing and a PrayerLaVaughnTV movie
1998Nanny, TheThe NannyC.C.'s ReplacementEpisode: "The Pre-Nup"
1998Sunset BeachDiane Wood15 episodes
1998Secret Lives of Men, TheThe Secret Lives of MenEpisode: "The Long Goodbye"
1999CupidJoanneEpisode: "Bachelorette Party"
1999MillenniumAlice SeverinEpisode: "The Sound of Snow"
1999PartnersLucyTV movie
1999One Life to LiveMegan Gordon HarrisonTV series
1999-2005Judging AmyGillian Gray138 episodes
2000Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsLinda AndrewsEpisode: "Seeds of Destruction"
2004Strong MedicineRachelEpisode: "Omissions"
2004One Life to LiveMegan Gordon HarrisonTV series
2005Mrs. HarrisWife #1TV movie
2005SurfaceSylvia Barnett (uncredited)Episode: "1.1"
2005EverwoodBonnieEpisode: "Connect Four"
2006In JusticeGretaEpisode: "Golden Boy"
2006CSI: Crime Scene InvestigationSally WestEpisode: "The Unusual Suspect"
2006Grey's AnatomyShannon's MomEpisode: "Time Has Come Today"
2006Criminal MindsDr. Sarah HarrisEpisode: "Sex, Birth, Death"
2007Decent Proposal, AA Decent ProposalTia McLealandTV movie
2007Last Day of Summer, TheThe Last Day of SummerMary MalloyTV movie
2007High School Musical 2Mrs. EvansTV movie
2007Boston LegalAttorney Sheila ZaleEpisode: "Do Tell"
2007October RoadCaroline GarrettEpisode: "Deck the Howls"
2007Saving GracePaige HanadarkoEpisode: "Yeehaw, Geepaw"
Episode: "Taco, Tulips, Duck and Spices"
2008Rules of EngagementMrs. WestlinEpisode: "Buyer's Remorse"
2008In Focus: Shedding Light on Vampires in AmericaNan FlanaganTV movie
2008-2011, 2014True BloodNan Flanagan22 episodes
2009Big LovePatty O'HareEpisode: "Block Party"
2009Ghost WhispererMarlene HathawayEpisode: "Body of Water"
2009Cold CaseCharlotte ButlerEpisode: "The Long Blue Line"
Episode: "Into the Blue"
2009FlashForwardAgent LevyEpisode: "Believe"
2009-2010Saving GracePaige Hanadarko5 episodes
2010FlashForwardAgent LevyEpisode: "Revelation Zero: Part 1"
2010TwentysixmilesKeri Kincaid6 episodes
2010Rex Is Not Your LawyerSenator Elizabeth CraigEpisode: "Pilot"
2010In Plain SightCindy AndersonEpisode: "WitSec Stepmother"
2010Lie to MeDeputy Warden LambEpisode: "Delinquent"
2010Days of Our LivesMadeline Peterson-Woods25 episodes
2010Defenders, TheThe DefendersSusan HarperEpisode: "Nevada v. Sen. Harper"
2010Men of a Certain AgeBonnieEpisode: "If I Could, I Surely Would"
Episode: "Cold Calls"
2011Criminal Minds: Suspect BehaviorAmy WheelerEpisode: "One Shot Kill"
2011Body of ProofAlexandra LoebEpisode: "Hunting Party"
2011CastleJoy McHughEpisode: "Eye of the Beholder"
2011Private PracticeMrs. GrahamEpisode: "If I Hadn't Forgotten..."
2012One Life to LiveMegan GordonTV series
2012BonesWarden Ianthe BartzokisEpisode: "The Prisoner in the Pipe"
2012Breakout KingsCandice BarrettEpisode: "Ain't Love (50) Grand?"
2012GrimmCatherine Schade4 episodes
2012Prodigy BullyMrs. CollinsTV movie, post-production
2012Naughty or NiceDebbie O'BrienTV movie


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