Honorable actress who has won multiple Genie Awards for her work in film, and several Gemini Awards for her work in television.
She grew up in Toronto and studied acting at HB Studio in New York City.
She was an aerobics instructor in 1983, where she helped with a production of Godspell at the Grand Theatre in London, Ontario. She has won multiple Dora Awards for her work in theatre.
She was married to actor Peter Donaldson from 1986 until his death in 2011. Their first daughter was born in 1988 and their second was born in 1992.
She starred as Sarah Hamoudi alongside Carlo Rota in the Canadian television comedy, Little Mosque on the Prairie.