- Her mother conceived her via a sperm donor.
- Grew up attending Jewish socialist summer camps.
- Was once a member of the children's choir of the Metropolitan Opera.
- Has acted in a number of off-Broadway productions, including Brooke Berman's Smashing and Kate Moira Ryan's Cavedweller.
- Spent a few hours in a hospital ER to prep for her role in Nurse Jackie, but when she realized that her character was a neophyte nurse, decided not to continue.