Began studying ballet at a very early age, but hurt her ankle when she was 18 and was forced to give it up.
Appeared in David Lee Roth's video for "California Girls."
Lived for a time with her best friend Faith Ford, whom she met in acting class.
Cofounded the production company Bristol Cities with Frasier costar Peri Gilpin in 1998.
Since her first pregnancy wasn't written into Frasier, her character, Daphne, was sent off to a fat camp and was said to have lost 9 pounds, 12 ounces---the weight of Jane's daughter when she was born.
Made her Broadway debut in Cabaret as Sally Bowles in 2002.
Reunited with Fraiser alum Wendy Malick to costar in the TV Land sitcom Hot in Cleveland.