Actress best known for playing the role of the title character's best friend in TV series Punky Brewster, which starred Soleil Moon Frye.
She debuted in the 1985 film Playing With Fire.
She played Maxine Johnson on the TV series Family Matters with Reginald VelJohnson.
Her uncle, David W. Duclon, is a screenwriter and a television producer. She has two children.
She appeared in the film Teaching Mrs. Tingle with Katie Holmes.