Tamara Tunie

Tamara Lou Tunie (born 14 March 1959) is an American actress, best known for her work as medical examiner Melinda Warner on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She is also well known for her portrayal of lawyer Jessica Griffin McKechnie Harris on the soap opera As the World Turns from 1986 to 1995 and again from 1999 to 2007. (From 2000 – 2007, she played both characters simultaneously.)