Tamara Tunie is best known for her portrayal of attorney Jessica Griffin on the CBS soap opera As the World Turns, and medical examiner Melinda Warner on the NBC police drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. From 2000 to 2007 (and again briefly in 2009 & 2010), she appeared on both series simultaneously. She also appeared as Eileen in Sex in the City, Lillian Fancy in NYPD Blue, and Alberta Green in 24. She is also the producer and director of See You in December. Most recently, Tamara has played Margaret in the 2012 drama Flight.