- Made her television acting debut in 1988 as Megan Gordon Harrison on the soap opera One Life to Live.
- Was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Best Actress in 1992 for her role on One Life to Live, but lost to costar Erika Slezak.
- Best known for her roles on Judging Amy (as Gillian Gray) and True Blood (as Nan Flanagan).
- Is a founding member of the Plymouth Theatre Company in Los Angeles.
- Cofounded environment-awareness Web site Inspire the Change in 2009.