American television actress who became known for her recurring roles on the hit show's Grey's Anatomy and Prison Break.
She attended the University of Southern California theater program after giving up dreams of going to the Olympics for track and field.
She became well-known to audiences for her breakout role as Lindsay Gardner on the FOX series The O.C.
She lived with her two dogs, Brutus, a Pomeranian, and Lady Bird Johnson, a Sheltie, for many years.
She acted alongside Wentworth Miller in the Fox drama Prison Break.