Chelsea Kurtz is an American actress from Cincinnati, Ohio.
She is of Japanese, Italian, and German descent.
Kurtz is known for her roles as XO Cobb on the TNT series The Last Ship, and Asha Wright on the Netflix series Longmire. She has also appeared on Criminal Minds, Castle, Secrets and Lies, and Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life. Chelsea can currently be seen playing the role of Jennifer Fields on the ABC TV series Scandal.