Perhaps most well known for portraying Margo Barker McGibbon in the 1986 television series Life with Lucy, she is also notable for playing Tina Wilcox in Jaws 2 (1978) and Pam Crichmore in Play Nice (1992).
She made her screen acting debut in the 1975 film White Line Fever.
She portrayed Amy March in the 1978 television miniseries version of the classic Louisa May Alcott novel Little Women.
She was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She married movie music composer Brad Fiedel.
In the mid 1980s, she joined Harvey Keitel as a member of the cast of The Men's Club.