Best known for her lead role as Detective Lilly Rush on CBS's Cold Case.
She made her acting debut in a minor role in a 1991 made-for-television film Long Road Home.
She had a recurring role on the television show Xena: Warrior Princess.
Her family members joined a gospel group known as The Morris Code. In August of 2013 she and her boyfriend Johnny Messner welcomed twin boys, Jameson and Rocco.
She starred opposite Ben Affleck in the 2003 film Paycheck.