American actress most famous for her role as Maxine Valera on CSI: Miami, on which she appeared from 2003 to 2009. She has appeared in a variety of other series, including Nash Bridges, as well as films like Bundy and National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze.
She grew up with her mother, stepfather and siblings in a teepee near Aspen, Colorado.
She was nominated for a Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Lee in the 2002 horror film Bundy.
She married film director Blair Hayes in 2010. Her first son, Ashby was born in 2011.
She was a longtime co-star of David Caruso on CSI:Miami.