Paula Newsome is an American actress. Her career started in the 1990s. Her first starring role on television came in 1998, as Faye Reynolds in Conrad Bloom. In the 2000s, she guest-starred in numerous shows before landing the role of Kathy Wolf in The Lyon’s Den. She later appeared in the comedy film Guess Who, followed by her role as Linda in the acclaimed film Little Miss Sunshine. Newsome also had performances in the movies Reign Over Me and Things We Lost in the Fire. Soon, she starred as Claire Washburn in Women’s Murder Club. After this, she played Jackie Vance in NCIS. More recently in 2018, she played Detective Janice Moss in HBO’s Barry. She also starred as Caroline Charles in Chicago Med.