Heather McComb

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Heather McComb
Heather Ann McComb

(1977-03-02) March 2, 1977 (age 42)
Years active1989–present
James Van Der Beek
(m. 2003; div. 2010)

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


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

Personal life[edit]

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 Benton, 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.[1]

On July 5, 2003, McComb married actor James Van Der Beek. They separated in April 2009,[2] and on November 20, 2009, Van Der Beek filed for divorce.[3] The divorce was finalized on March 31, 2010 and enforced on June 3, 2010.[4]


Television appearances[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.filmreference.com/film/24/Heather-McComb.html
  2. ^ "James Van Der Beek, Wife Split – Celebrity News". UsMagazine.com. 2009-06-09. Retrieved 2011-03-15.
  3. ^ Adam Bryant. "James Van Der Beek Files for Divorce". TVGuide.com.
  4. ^ "Van Der Beek Divorce Settlement". News-briefs.ew.com. 2010-03-31. Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2011-03-15.

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