Lead actress, onscreen from The Outsiders (1983).
- Heard about and auditioned for a role in Francis Ford Coppola's 1983 film The Outsiders while working as a copy aide at the Tulsa Tribune.
- Spent seven years balancing work and study, before finally graduating from Stanford University in 1989 with a degree in English.
- Runs her own company, The Malibu Gum Factory, which packages chewing gum along with trading cards featuring local surfers.
- Charlie Sheen, who is husband Dave Anderson's friend from high-school, was the best man at their wedding.