Soap opera actress known for her role as Carrie Brady on NBC's Days of Our Lives. She also appeared in such horror films as Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice and A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge.
She grew up in Placentia, California and attended El Dorado High School.
She co-owned two popular restaurants in San Francisco, California: The Tipsy Pig and Mamacita.
She married Thomas Barnes in 2002; the couple welcomed three daughters between 2008 and 2013.
She co-starred with Peter Reckell on Days of Our Lives.