- Trained with the improvisational comedy troupe The Second City.
- First major voice role was playing Hello Kitty in the 1987 animated television series Hello Kitty's Furry Tale Theater.
- Was housemates with actor Neve Campbell early in their respective careers; she even auditioned for the role of Julia on the '90s teen drama series Party of Five, a role which Campbell ultimately received.
- Co-created the babababy baby bottle system, the world's first built-in calendar bottle, with her husband, fellow actor Craig Strong.
- Volunteered for the charity Bronies for Good, helping to raise funds for a family whose daughter had a brain tumor.