American actress known for her most prominent role as Mrs. Dubcek in 3rd Rock from the Sun. She has had several guest spots on acclaimed series such as Murphy Brown, Seinfeld, and Murder, She Wrote.
She was a theater actor both on and off Broadway in New York before she left for Los Angeles while touring with Annie.
She has appeared in premium channel TV films such as And the Band Played On for HBO and Far from Home for Showtime.
She is the mother of actress J.C. Wendel.
She had a guest starring role in Love & War, starring Annie Potts in the second and third seasons of the series.