She starred in 2007's Far North and 2012's Knife Fight. Her other credits include Nixon, Popular, Monk, and Pumpkin.
She graduated from the University of Oxford and debuted in the television series Sexual Considerations.
She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her role in the 2005 film Saving Face.
She was adopted by her Taiwanese aunt, who moved with her to America.
She appeared in the hit comedy film Community as Chevy Chase's love interest.