- Moved from Tucson to Los Angeles at the age of 18 to pursue an acting career.
- Appeared in several horror films during the beginning of her career, including The Fun Park, Forget Me Not and The Graves.
- Was the body and face model for a video-game character named Liara T'soni in the Mass Effect series.
- Returned to her hometown in Reading, Pa., to mentor youth in the local RIZE program, an initiative that provides filmmaking education and resources.
- Competed in an episode of the 2011 revival of Fear Factor.
- Is fluent in American Sign Language.