- Studied the Suzuki method with Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki between 1991 and 1993.
- Made her stage debut in Japan in 1993, performing in The Medium.
- Her debut film role, Only A Girl, earned her a Bodil Award and a Robert Award for Best Actress.
- Started the consulting firm Actors Inc. in 2002, acting as a communications consultant.
- Became a certified Adult Teacher in 2006.