Comedic actress who gained popularity for her role in Airplane!, which became the third highest-grossing film in the world at the time of its release. She also appeared in Airplane II: the Sequel and She's the Man.
She began her career at age 15 as a model for Ford Models.
She had her first film role in All That Jazz but her scenes were eventually edited out.
She was married twice and her second husband was the theater producer Richard Kagan.