Film and television actress most well known for her portrayal of Devin Boland in the hit series Friday Night Lights and as Alice in Showtime's Californication. She has also gone on to star in How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) and Your Family or Mine.
She made her acting debut in 2008 on Friday Night Lights.
In 2009, she wrote, produced, and starred in the musical comedy Love & Tambourines.
Her middle name is Ariel.
She and Emmy-winning actress Megan Mullally make up the musical duo known as Nancy & Beth.