She played a pretty girl going along for the ride in Ferris Bueller's Day Off. Eight years later, she played a role in Timecop.
She studied acting with the renowned acting teacher, Roy London.
She married Jason Connery in 1996, and the couple had a son the following year before getting divorced in 2002. She then began dating Brian Henson and they welcomed a daughter in 2005 and then wed in 2010.
For a while, Sean Connery was her father-in-law.