Heather McComb Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Feb, 2017
Facts of Heather McComb
Date of Birth: 1977 , March-2
Age: 44 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Heather McComb
Birth Name Heather McComb
Nick Name Heather
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Lakewood Township
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Working For Movies
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Famous for New York Stories
Married to James Van Der Beek (m. 2003
Divorce James Van Der Beek (d.2010)
TV Show Profiler, The Outsiders
Siblings Jennifer McComb
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Early Life

Heather McComb was born on 2nd March 1977 in Lakewood Township, New Jersey, United States. She is an actress.

Heather was brought up in Barnegat Township in New Jersey. She has an elder sister named Jennifer McComb and she is also an actress. She is of an American nationality.


Since the age of two Heather McComb started acting. Her first work was in a commercial advertisement for Publisher’s Clearing House at the age of two. In the year 1989, she has played the titular character in a segment ‘Life Without Zoe’ directed by a retired semi-American director named Francis Ford Coppola. The segment was from the anthology film named ‘New York Stories’.  

In 1990 Heather McComb appeared on a television program as a Scout ‘The Outsider’, an American drama series. But the show aired for only one season. In 1996, she also appeared in the television film ‘Generation X’.  Heather was the first to portray the character of Jubilee on screen in the X-Men. As Frances Malone, she started her television career in 1997. The following year she joined the cast of an American television teen drama as a part of Maggie.

In the year 1990, Heather appeared in one episode of Alien Nation as Cindy, as Belinda Jenkins in The Outsiders and in one episode of Thirty Something as Melodie Klein. The following year she was appeared in one episode of Midnight Caller, as Patricia in Who’s the Boss and in one episode of The Wonder Years. In 1994 she appeared in one episode of Due South as Celine, Grace Under Fire and also in Sirens.

Her other television appearances are as Melissa Connell in Chicago Hope, as Shannon Ausbury in The X-Files, as Tori in Weird Science, as Nikki in No One Would Tel and as Dee Dee Wilder in Cracker.

Personal life

Heather McComb was married to an actor named James Van Der Beek on 5th July 2003. They dated for about four years before their engagement in 2002 and married a year later. They had been together since 1999.

Unfortunately, the couple separated in 2009 April and her husband filed divorce on 20th November 2009. Finally, the divorced was finalized on 3rd June 2010.