A guest star on several TV series that include The Dukes of Hazzard, Fantasy Island, and Six Feet Under. She is perhaps best known for replacing Tina Louise as Ginger Grant for the Gilligan's Island follow ups.
She received her first offer for a role and appeared in a 1969 episode of I Dream of Jeannie as Dolores.
She had a lead role in the film, Every Secret Thing and has appeared in other films such as The Stepford Wives and Pretty Woman.
She was born in Washington D.C.
She appeared alongside Anne Hathaway in the film The Princess Diaries.