Perhaps most well known for her recurring roles as Callie Martel and Kate Benson on the respective television shows Party of Five and Special Unit 2, she is also notable for her portrayal of Holly Nelson in the horror film Paranormal Activity 4.
She studied dance during her early years and, at the age of seven, performed with the New York City Ballet.
She made Stuff Magazine's 2001 list of the world's most beautiful women.
The daughter of Harry and Mae Lee, she spent her youth in Pennsylvania and New York. She was married to actor Stephen Dunham from 2005 until his sudden death in 2012.
In 2001, she appeared with Chi McBride in five episodes of the popular series Boston Public.