Heather McComb

Heather McComb

Born: March 2, 1977
Age: 47
Birthplace: Lakewood Township, New Jersey, U.S.

Heather McComb (born March 2, 1977) is an American actress.



McComb started acting at age two in a commercial for Publisher's Clearing House. In 1989 she played the titular character in the Francis Ford Coppola-directed segment "Life Without Zoƫ", from the anthology film New York Stories. She was on the 1990 television program The Outsiders playing the part of Scout. The show only lasted 1 season. When she appeared in the telefilm Generation X in 1996, she became the first actress to portray the X-Men character of Jubilee on screen. In 1997, McComb started the television series Profiler as Frances Malone. The next year she joined the cast of Party of Five, playing the part of Maggie.

Personal life

McComb was born in Lakewood Township, New Jersey, and raised in Barnegat Township, New Jersey. Her elder sister, Jennifer McComb, is also an actress. Jennifer played homeless teenager Laura Denton, a potential love interest for Zach Morris, in two episodes of Saved by the Bell ("Home for Christmas: Part I" and "Home For Christmas: Part II"), both of which aired on NBC in December 1991.

On July 5, 2003, McComb married actor James Van Der Beek. They separated in April 2009, and on November 20, 2009, Van Der Beek filed for divorce. The divorce was finalized on March 31, 2010 and enforced on June 3, 2010.


  • New York Stories (1989) as Zoe
  • Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (1991) as Lisa
  • Stay Tuned (1992) as Diane Knable
  • Beethoven's 2nd (1993) as Michelle
  • God's Lonely Man (1996) as Christine Birch
  • No One Would Tell (1996) as Nicki
  • Generation X (1996) as Jubilation Lee/Jubilee
  • Wild Horses (1998) as Autumn
  • Apt Pupil (1998) as Becky Trask
  • Where's Marlowe? (1998) as the Trophy Wife
  • Freak Talks About Sex (1999) as Nichole
  • The Joyriders (1999) as Crystal
  • Anywhere but Here (1999) as Janice Perlman
  • 2 Little, 2 Late (1999) as Holly Shannon
  • If These Walls Could Talk 2 (2000) as Diane
  • Don's Plum (2001) as Constance
  • Nice Guys Finish Last (2001) as Suzie
  • Devious Beings (2002) as Jodie
  • Artie (2002) as Emily Miller
  • All the Real Girls (2003) as Mary-Margaret
  • Steel City (2006) as Lucy James
  • Chasing the Green (2008) as Lynn
  • Shark Swarm (2008) as Amy Zuckerman
  • 2012: Supernova (2009) as Laura

Television appearances

  • Alien Nation (1990) as Cindy (one episode)
  • The Outsiders (1990) (TV series) as Belinda "Scout" Jenkins (eight episodes)
  • thirtysomething (1990) as Melodie Klein (one episode)
  • Midnight Caller (1991) (one episode)
  • Who's the Boss? (1991) as Patricia (one episode)
  • The Wonder Years (1991) as Cindy (one episode)
  • Due South (1994) as Celine (one episode)
  • Grace Under Fire (1994) as Julie Shirley (one episode)
  • Sirens (1994) as Laura Downey (one episode)
  • Chicago Hope (1995) as Melissa Connell (one episode)
  • The X-Files (1995) as Shannon Ausbury (episode: "Die Hand Die Verletzt")
  • Weird Science (1995) as Tori (one episode)
  • No One Would Tell (1996) (TVM) as Nikki
  • Cracker (1997) as Dee Dee Wilder (one episode)
  • Millennium (1997) as Maddie Haskell (one episode)
  • Profiler (1997-1998) as Francis Malone (17 episodes)
  • Party of Five (1998-1999) as Maggie (11 episodes)
  • CSI: Miami (2002) as Ginny Taylor (one episode)
  • Crossing Jordan (2005) as Kate (one episode)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2005) as Annabelle Frost (one episode)
  • Killer Instinct (2005) as Sarah Miller (one episode)
  • CSI: NY (2005) as Heather Dawson (one episode)
  • Shark (2006) as Janet Butler (one episode)
  • Without A Trace (2006) as Megan Sullivan (one episode)
  • Prison Break (2008) as Rita Morgan (4 episodes)
  • Castle (2009) as Nicole Morris (one episode)
  • The Event (2010) as FBI Agent Angela Collier (recurring role)
  • House (2011) as Theresa (one episode)

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