Satellite Award-winning actress who played Tina Kennard in the Showtime drama The L Word.
After her first year in college, she moved to Chicago and began working in the Piven Theater Workshop.
She studied acting at British American Dramatic Academy in London and participated in workshops in Chicago and Los Angeles.
She married Paul Macherey in 2002. The couple had two daughters, Lola and Nala, but divorced in 2012. She has a brother named Andy.
Fellow actor and her close friend Sam Rockwell starred in Ron Howard's historical drama Frost/Nixon.