She had prominent roles in Dirty Dancing and Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Her performance in Dirty Dancing earned her a Golden Globe Award nomination.
She trained as an actress at Manhattan's Neighborhood Playhouse.
She won season 11 of Dancing with the Stars.
She married Clark Gregg in July of 2001, and the couple had a daughter later that year.
She starred in the film, Dirty Dancing, opposite Patrick Swayze.