November 6, 1974
La Jolla, California, U.S.
Zoe McLellan (born November 6, 1974) is an American television actress, known for her roles as Jennifer Coates in the CBS procedural JAG, as Lisa George in the ABC soapy comedy Dirty Sexy Money, and as Meredith Brody in the CBS series, NCIS: New Orleans.
Life and career
McLellan was born in La Jolla, California and raised in Washington. In 1992 she was homecoming queen at South Kitsap High School in Port Orchard, Washington. In 1995 she began her career on television, appearing in later years on Sliders, Diagnosis: Murder, and Star Trek: Voyager. In 2000, McLellan had her first and final major movie role, in the fantasy film, Dungeons & Dragons.
In 2001, McLellan joined the cast of CBS procedural JAG, in a recurring role as Navy Petty Officer Jennifer Coates. For the final season of the show she was upped to series regular. After the series was canceled, McLellan was cast as the wife of Peter Krause's character, in the ABC soapy comedy-drama series, Dirty Sexy Money. The series was canceled after two seasons in 2009. McLellan later guest-starred on House and The Mentalist, and also had roles in a Lifetime movies. In 2014 she began playing the female leading role in the CBS procedural, NCIS: New Orleans.
|1994||Imaginary Crimes||Edgemont Girl #4|
|1995||Under Suspicion||Martha Swail||Episode: "Holy Suspect"|
|1995||Medicine Ball||Episode: "Wizard of Bras"|
|1995||Mr. Holland's Opus||Girl 4|
|1996||Nowhere Man||Mary||Episode: "Forever Jung"|
|1996||Sliders||Logan St. Claire||Episode: "Double Cross"|
|1997||Home Invasion||Gia||Television film|
|1997||Inventing the Abbotts||Sandy|
|1997||Silk Stalkings||Marin Kennedy||Episode: "Pink Elephants"|
|1999||The Wrong Girl||Kelly Garner||Television film|
|1999||Diagnosis: Murder||Detective Taylor Lucas||Episode: "Blood Ties"|
|1999||Stranger in My House||Lara Lipski Lewis||Television film|
|2000||Star Trek: Voyager||Tal Celes||Episodes: "Good Shepherd" and "The Haunting of Deck Twelve"|
|2000||Dungeons & Dragons||Marina Pretensa|
|2000-2001||The Invisible Man (2000)||Kate Easton||Episodes: "The Value of Secrets" and "Frozen in Time"|
|2002||First Monday||Emmie||Episode: "Showdown"|
|2001–2005||JAG||Petty Officer Jennifer Coates||Recurring cast (seasons 7-9), series regular (season 10), 63 episodes|
|2006||Conversations with God||Small role|
|2008||Person, Place or Thing||Alexis||Short film|
|2007-2009||Dirty Sexy Money||Lisa George||Series regular, 23 episodes|
|2010||Deadly Honeymoon||Gwen Merced||Television film|
|2010||Royal Pains||Kim||Episode: "Listen to the Music"|
|2010||The Mentalist||Marie Jarret Bajoran||Episode: "Red Hot"|
|2010||The Whole Truth||Episode: "Liars"|
|2010||Inside Out||Katherine Taylor||Short film|
|2011||One Fall||Julie Gardner|
|2014||NCIS||Special Agent Meredith "Merri" Brody||Episodes: "Crescent City: Part 1" and "Crescent City: Part 2"|
|2014||Back to L.A.||Alice|
|2014–present||NCIS: New Orleans||Special Agent Meredith "Merri" Brody||Series regular|
- "Zoe McLellan". TV Guide. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
- Lesley Goldberg (3 February 2014). "'NCIS' New Orleans Spinoff Sets 'JAG' Alum as Female Lead - Hollywood Reporter". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
- "'NCIS: New Orleans' casts 'JAG' actress". EW.com. Retrieved 20 October 2014.