Most famous for her starring role as The Nun in the 1992 Harvey Keitel feature Bad Lieutenant, she is also notable for her performances in the action movies Bad Blood (as Rhonda) and Liquid Dreams (as Paula).
She made her on-screen debut in the 1990 thriller Lisa.
She was cast in a small role in the 1999 horror movie Stigmata.
She spent her early years in Minnesota and later lived and worked in Los Angeles, California.
She and Elisha Cuthbert both appear in the 2007 feature film He Was a Quiet Man.