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 Danny DeVito in 1982, and the couple welcomed their first daughter, named Lucy, in 1983. In 2012, they separated.
She starred on the American situation comedy television series Cheers with fellow actor George Wendt.