Actress best known for playing Tim Allen's TV wife Jill on the series Home Improvement.
Her first acting job was as an understudy in the Broadway production of Gypsy: A Musical Fable.
Her role in the 1997 film Ulee's Gold earned her a nomination for an Independent Spirit Award.
She married Ray Baker in 1982, and the couple had three children together before divorcing in 1995.
She co-starred with Jonathan Taylor Thomas on Home Improvement.