After 10 years of getting turned down at auditions, she decided to give it one last try before giving up.
She appeared in the HBO series True Blood as Andy Bellefleur's sister, Portia. She is an advocate for gluten-free baking, and had one of her recipes for a gluten-free pie crust featured in author Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin's book Pies Are Awesome: The Definitive Pie Art Book.
She married actor Brandon Routh in 2007. The couple had their first child in August 2012.
She was in an episode of The Big Bang Theory, which starred Kaley Cuoco.