Known for her roles in such 1990s feature films as Paradise Road, Cosi, and Sirens, she also performed in numerous Australian theatrical productions. Her television credits include appearances in Wentworth and Holly's Heroes.
She began her stage and screen career after training at the Playhouse Acting School in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
She earned an Australian Film Institute (AFI) Award for her role as Hester in the 1997 film The Well.
Though a native of Ontario, Canada, she lived and worked primarily in Australia. She married Roger Hodgman.
She co-starred with Cate Blanchett in a Sydney Theatre Company staging of The War of the Roses.