American actress who played Detective Faith Yokas on the television series Third Watch, and also appeared in The Mentalist and Shameless.
She graduated from New Jersey's Rutgers University and went on to play a small role in Jersey Girl, a 1992 film.
Her television credits include episodes of Sex and the City, ER, Without a Trace, and The Good Wife.
Her husband, Derek Kelly, worked as a New York City firefighter. The couple's son, Jake, was born in 2003.
She co-starred with Jeff Daniels in the 2000 thriller Chasing Sleep.