Actress, singer, and dancer who gained fame for her roles in Dirty Dancing and Flashdance. Her other films include Staying Alive and Runaway.
She started out singing and dancing at Opryland USA while attending high school.
She appeared as a dancer in music videos for the bands Toto and the Bee Gees.
She married singer Richard Marx in 1989 and they had three children. She divorced Marx in 2014 after 25 years of marriage.
She starred as Penny Johnson with Jennifer Grey in the popular movie Dirty Dancing.