- Started acting at the age of 5.
- Her first name is her mother’s maiden name.
- Made big screen debut in 1989’s Dad, playing a younger version of Kathy Bates, also starring Jack Lemmon.
- Graduated cum laude from Barnard College.
- After numerous theater roles, landed her first regular TV series role in 2002 as Karen Kawalski in John Doe.
- Played Olivia, daughter of President Taylor, in Day 7 of 24.