She co-starred with Will Smith in Men in Black as Dr. Laurel Weaver. Her portrayal of Bridget in the 1994 film The Last Seduction earned her an Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead.
She attended Rosemont College and studied photography from the International Center of Photography in New York.
She was married to director John Byrum from 1992 until 1993.
She co-starred with Wesley Snipes in the film Liberty Stands Still.