|...as Detective Wheeler|
Detective Megan Wheeler & Jessie Lucas
|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 as Jill Lansing on Law & Order True Crime (The Menendez Murders).
She will create 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.