Fashion model turned actress played Kay Bennett on NBC's soap opera Passions.
She was a pre-med student at Central Florida Community College before getting the role on Passions - her first on daytime TV.
She gave up her role on Passions in 2003 for religious reasons.
She grew up in Ocala, Florida with two sisters and her brother.
She had a guest role on That 70s Show, which starred Topher Grace.