Canadian actress who is known for playing the role of Maggie Shelby on the soap opera, Ryan's Hope from 1983-1989.
She was born in Montreal and grew up with three brothers and two sisters, three of which (Michael, Margo and Peter) are part of the Canadian band, Cowboy Junkies.
Her grandfather, Noah Timmins was a Canadian mining executive who is the inspiration for the name of the town, Timmins in Ontario.
She married Geoff Pierson in 1997 and the couple has one child.
In 1996 she appeared as the character, Mary Anne, on the television show Frasier, starring Kelsey Grammer.