Actress best known for her role as Amanda Woodward on Melrose Place, which earned her four Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress. Other notable roles include Officer Stacy Sheridan on T.J. Hooker, Caitlin Moore on Spin City and Chloe on Hot in Cleveland.
She studied at UCLA and began modeling and acting in school-related commercials.
In 2002, she had a recurring role on the NBC sitcom Scrubs.
She was married to Tommy Lee from 1986 to 1993 and Richie Sambora from 1994 to 2007. She has a daughter named Ava. In 2011 she became engaged to Jack Wagner but the couple split later that year.
She appeared in a Saturday Night Live skit with Mike Myers.