Gained fame for playing Nina Ash on the WB television drama Angel and for appearing in National Lampoon Presents Cattle Call.
She studied UCLA's School of Theater, Film, and Television, and performed at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
She wrote a collection of essays entitled I Like You Just The Way I Am.
She married actor Jason Biggs in 2008. In February of 2014 they welcomed a son named Sid. They later welcomed their second child, Lazlo, in October of 2017.
She was on an episode of CSI: New York, which starred Gary Sinise.