American actress best known for her role as Lane Kim on Gilmore Girls and later Aiko Hakari on The First. She has also appeared in episodes of Scandal and Shameless.
She began acting at age ten and attended Whitman College as a drama major.
She made guest appearances on shows Private Practice, Castle, and House M.D.
She married Shin Kawasaki in December 2005.
She worked as a voice actor with Christy Carlson Romano for four years on the Disney animated series Kim Possible.