Perhaps most well known for her portrayal of Piper in the short-lived Fox television series The Loop, she is also recognized for her appearances in episodes of How I Met Your Mother, Grey's Anatomy, and Lipstick Jungle.
She trained at New York's New Actors Workshop and subsequently made her screen acting debut in a 2004 film titled Pulling.
After being diagnosed with stage three brain cancer, she began a long recovery process.
She and her siblings Jack and Lily were raised in Humboldt County, California.
She and Eva Mendes are both in the cast of the 2007 mockumentary Live!