Actress who won a 2005 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for starring as Lynette Scavo on the television series Desperate Housewives.
She attended a private boarding high school before attending New York University.
She played a trans-woman in the film Transamerica, which won her a Golden Globe Award.
She married William H. Macy in 1997. The couple welcomed their daughter Sophia in 2000 and their second daughter Georgia in 2002.
She starred in Desperate Housewives with Teri Hatcher.