- Is of Dutch and Indian descent.
- Trained as a vocalist, pianist and percussionist.
- Was a member of the band Endera.
- Had her breakout role playing Papi in the Showtime drama series The L Word.
- Appeared in the music video for "Wish I Could" by Russian artist Ella Leya.
- After a lead role on ABC's supernatural series The Gates (2010), she joined the cast of HBO's True Blood as shapeshifter Luna in 2011.