Canadian actress who was nominated for a Gemini Award for her role as Madeline in the television series Le Femme Nikita in 1997.
She was brought up by her mother, a factory worker, and her brother in Toronto. She first started performing with Theater House of God (T.H.O.G.), a theater group at the Bathurst Street United Church when she was fifteen.
She accepted the challenging role of Susan Aibelli, a mother who has a sexual relationship with her son in the 1994 film Spanking the Monkey, which was turned down by many other actresses.
She lived in New Jersey with her husband of eight years before they divorced.
She guest-starred as Sarah Craven on the television series Heartland, starring Amber Marshall. Her role earned her a 2011 Gemini Award.