Feb. 19th, 1963
New York City, New York, USA
Jessica Tuck's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2009 - Crossing Over
2008 - High School Musical 3: Senior Year
2007 - On the Doll
2007 - Wild Hogs
2002 - Secretary
1995 - Batman Forever
1993 - Rising Sun
Guest TV Roles
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.
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.
In 2011, she appeared as murderer Joyce McHugh in the episode "Eye of the Beholder" in the police procedural Castle.
- Daughter, Samara Barnes Hallam Koseff, was born March 24, 2003.
- She graduated Yale with a degree in psychology.
- Is engaged to marry South African-born businessman 'Robbie Koseff' (qv).
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