Actress who became known for playing the feisty barmaid Carla on the television show Cheers. She has also appeared in such films as Matilda, Canadian Bacon, and The Sessions.
Her acting debut was a small role in the film Hot Dogs for Gaugin'.
She was nominated for 10 Emmy Awards for her role in Cheers and won four of them.
She married Matilda co-star Danny DeVito in 1982 but they later separated in 2017 after 35 years of marriage. They are parents to daughters Lucy and Grace and a son named Jacob Daniel.
She starred on the American situation comedy television series Cheers with fellow actor George Wendt.