Emmy Award-winning actress who portrayed Alex on the popular television drama series Sisters in 1991. Starting in 2010, she portrayed Joyce Flynn in the CBS sitcom Mike & Molly. She also played a role in the series Pushing Daisies, which ran from 2007 to 2009.
She got interested in acting after performing at a stage play in school.
She was named after the Swoose airplane, which her father flew during World War II.
Her parents are named Margaret and Frank Kurtz.