Made her television acting debut in 1988 as Megan Gordon Harrison on the soap opera One Life to Live. Was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Best Actress in 1992 for her role on One Life to Live, but lost to costar Erika Slezak. Best known for her roles on Judging Amy (as Gillian Gray) and True Blood (as Nan Flanagan). Is a founding member of the Plymouth Theatre Company in Los Angeles. Cofounded environment-awareness Web site Inspire the Change in 2009.