Professional oboist and journalist who had a messy relationship with her TV personality husband.
She studied music in Stanford and Columbia universities.
She performed with the New York Philharmonic and the San Francisco Symphony and earned a Grammy nomination for her album.
She had a high profile split from Bill Nye (The Science Guy!) that involved her pouring weed killer on his lawn.
It was on Craig Ferguson's late night talk show that the world first found out about her marriage to Bill Nye.