- Moved from Pennsylvania to the Czech Republic at the age of 11.
- Trained in ballet and musical theater during middle and high school.
- Started acting at the age of 13 in American and European film and TV productions that came through Prague.
- Attended Carnegie Mellon University's summer-theater program when she was 17 years old.
- Began studying performing arts at New York's Atlantic Theatre Company at the age of 19.
- Was featured on the cover of Playboy in March 2011.