Canadian actress in film and television who had roles in the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation and the film Lolita.
She studied at Central Collegiate Institute in Regina.
She was actively involved with the American Civil Rights Movement and was one of the creators of the fundraising group Friends of the Black Panthers.
She was married twice and has three children: Thomas Sicks, actor,
She is the mother of actor Kiefer Sutherland.