Perhaps most well known for her portrayal of Kelly Fox on the early 1990s series Coach, she is also recognized for her roles on the shows So Little Time, Point Pleasant, Jericho and Crash.
She made her screen acting debut in 1987, playing the character Mary Beth in the comedic horror movie Zombie High.
In 2012, she played Mark Harmon's character's mother in an episode of NCIS.
The daughter of Roman Catholic missionaries, she spent her early years in Rhodesia (modern-day Zimbabwe) and later settled in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. with her husband and two children.
In 2015, she played Lucille Gladner in several episodes of the David Duchovny series Aquarius.