Most famous for appearing on the soap opera Guiding Light as Holly Norris, whom she began playing in 1976.
She studied at Universitat München in Germany and at Temple and Villanova Universities in Pennsylvania.
She was nominated for Daytime Emmy awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role of Holly Norris in 1991, 1992 and 1994.
She revealed that she is openly gay in a 2012 interview for Out Magazine.
She co-starred with Lindsey McKeon, a.k.a. Marah Lewis, on Guiding Light.