TV fans of NCIS came to know her as the spunky goth forensic specialist Abby Sciuto beginning in 2003. Prior to her interest in acting, she intended on becoming an FBI agent, a member of a rock & roll band, or a veterinarian.
She made her television debut in 1994, playing Shannon on Magical Make-Over.
As a musician, she recorded the theme song for NCIS, and she appeared in two episodes of JAG in 2003 as Abby Sciuto. She also appeared in two episodes of Frasier as Rebecca in 1996.
She married Coyote Shivers in 2000, and the couple divorced in 2004. She married Michael Bosman in 2009.
She starred on the TV series NCIS with David McCallum.