- Took her great-grandmother's maiden name as a stage name.
- Trained in England at London's Holborne Center for Performing Arts.
- In 2001, her role as Julia Lindsay Snyder on As the World Turns earned her a Daytime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Young Actress.
- Before joining the Law & Order cast in its 15th season as ADA Alexandra Borgia, she played an exotic dancer in a May 2002 episode titled "Attorney Client."
- Has been an active stage actress, appearing in Broadway's Prelude to a Kiss (2007) and starring in the title role of the play Becky Shaw (2009).
- Taught a class called Acting for the Camera at Fordham University.