Prolific film and television star who first made a name for herself appearing in countless popular television shows. She would later join the cast of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes as Maurice.
She originally trained as a dancer, eventually graduating from the University of Alberta with a degree in theatre history.
A writer and artist, her works have been featured in various literary magazines and she has led numerous solo shows for her original paintings.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, she later moved to Canada with her family and grew up in Edmonton, Alberta.
Both she and Andy Serkis appeared in the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and War for the Planet of the Apes films.