Jessica Hecht (born June 28, 1965) is an American actress. She has made appearances in television shows such as ER, Seinfeld, and Law & Order; and in movies such as Sideways, Anarchy TV, Kicking and Screaming, and Starting Out in the Evening. Hecht was also a featured cast member in the Jonathan Silverman sitcom The Single Guy (Season One) . In 2007 she played character, Amy Burns, in the drama Dan In Real Life opposite Steve Carell. She also had a semi-recurring role as Gretchen Schwartz on the popular AMC drama series Breaking Bad.
Hecht was born in Bloomfield, Connecticut, the daughter of Lenore, a psychotherapist, and Richard Hecht, a physicist.