Lead actress, onscreen from the late '80s.
- Was discovered at age 10 when a photographer sent her picture to an acting agency in New York City.
- By 12, she had already appeared in more than 50 commercials; made her TV-series debut in 1984 in the sitcom Spencer.
- Aaron Spelling picked her as an original cast member of Melrose Place; she appeared in 13 episodes until she was dropped from the show.
- Met her husband, a Princeton liquor-store owner and volunteer firefighter, when she moved back to her home state during an acting hiatus.