Singer with Meat Loaf on his Bat Out of Hell Tour who released the solo album Is This a Cool World or What? She has also sung with the Blue Öyster Cult.
She was runner-up as homecoming queen while attending Lincoln-Way High School.
Her song "We Are Not Alone" was featured prominently in the hit 1980s film The Breakfast Club.
She married actor Robby Benson in 1982.
She took over Linda Ronstadt's role in the Broadway show The Pirate of Penzance.