Julia Whelan is an American actress. She had her career beginnings in 1996. During her early years, she had one-time roles in Nowhere Man, Promised Land, and ER. She also appeared in the TV movies Christmas Every Day and Fifteen and Pregnant. Her first starring role on television was as Grace Manning in the ABC series Once and Again. After the show ended, she starred in the made-for-television film The Secret Life of Zoey. She next guest-starred in Dr. Vegas and Clubhouse. In the 2010s, she had performances in the TV films Fading of the Cries and The Confession. Also, she made guest appearances in NCIS: Los Angeles, The Closer, Castle, and NCIS.