She was born Madolyn Smith in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Her film credits include roles in The Super (1991), All of Me (1984), and 2010 (1984).
She married Mark Osborne, a National Hockey League player, in 1988. The couple subsequently became parents to two daughters: Abigail and Eliza.
She acted alongside Chevy Chase in the 1988 film, Funny Farm.