Tara Karsian was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Karsian kickstarted her acting career appearing on various dramas, including "In the Heat of the Night" (CBS, 1987-1994) and "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (CBS, 2000-2015). During the early stages of her Hollywood career, Karsian mainly held acting roles in films like "Single White Female" (1992). She continued her comedic performances throughout the early 2000s, appearing on"Emeril" (NBC, 2001-02). Later, she earned a role in "Envy" (2004) with Ben Stiller. Karsian took on film roles in more recent years, appearing in the thriller "The Number 23" (2007) with Jim Carrey, the comedic drama "Ready? OK!" (2008) with Carrie Preston and the Jacob Wysocki dramatic comedy "Terri" (2011). She also appeared in the Gillian Jacobs comedy "The Big Ask" (2014). She held additional roles in television including a part on "Shameless" (Showtime, 2010-). Most recently, Karsian acted on "Blood & Oil" (ABC, 2015-).