Showgirls star who became popular for playing a role in the 2007 film PS I Love You. Other film credits include, Five Minarets in New York, Killer Joe and House of Versace. She has had a supporting role in FX's Rescue Me and HBO's How to Make It in America.
She was one of the founders of the New York-based theatre group Naked Angels.
Regarded as a gay icon for her numerous lesbian roles in films such as Bound, Pray for Rock & Roll and Showgirls.
She was born to Mickey Koppel and Stan Gershon. She married Robert Dekeyser.
She was romantically connected to President Bill Clinton in 2008.