Rose to popularity through her role as Cerie on the critically acclaimed television show 30 Rock.
She made her acting debut on the long-running soap opera One Life to Live.
She was voted Esquire Magazine's Sexiest Woman Alive in April 2011.
She became engaged to musician Ben Jorgensen in January 2012; they were married in 2013 until 2020. In September 2023, she got engaged to musician Adam Taylor.
She made a short appearance on the show New Girl, which starred Zooey Deschanel.