Tony Award-winning actress who became known for her role on stage in Fosse on Broadway and for her role as Big Dee Dee Thorne on the television series Half & Half.
She graduated from the High School of Performing Arts in 1978 and started out as a dancer and choreographer.
She released a Jazz album in 2005 titled Hear My Soul.
She married former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Tony Radar.
She played Mariah Carey's mother in the film Glitter.