Paula Sue Trickey
(born March 27
) is an American actress
who has starred in many TV
movies. She has also appeared in television series. Trickey's most well-known role was on the USA Network
series Pacific Blue
as Officer/Sgt. Cory McNamara from 1996-2000. She has made guest appearances on many TV shows, including on Beverly Hills, 90210
, and One Tree Hill
. She appeared on the third and fourth seasons of The O.C.
playing the mother of Harbor School socialite Taylor Townsend
Paula Trickey is married to Richard Thurber and they have one child together.