Kathryn Erbe stars as Detective Alexandra Eames in Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Born in Newton, Massachusetts, Erbe is a veteran of both film and television and has been a working actress since she graduated from New York University in 1989.
Erbe's television credits include playing the infamous death row inmate Shirley Bellinger on the acclaimed HBO series Oz. She also appeared on NBC's Homicide: Life on the Street, the miniseries George Wallace, Showtime's original production of Naked City: Justice with a Bullet, NBC's Another World and the television movie Breathing Lessons.
Erbe also gained notice in the 1999 box office hit Stir of Echoes opposite Kevin Bacon and Dream with the Fishes with David Arquette. Her additional film credits include Entropy, Kiss of Death, D2: The Mighty Ducks, Rich in Love and What About Bob?