Emmy Award-winning actress who played Detective Diane Russell on the television series NYPD Blue and CSI: Miami.
She worked as a model for the Elite agency while attending high school.
Early in her career, her performance as Jenny Gardner Nelson on All Of My Children earned her a Daytime Emmy Award.
She married Joseph Cortese in 1989, and the couple had a son in 1990.
She starred in NYPD Blue with Dennis Franz.