Hot in Cleveland actress who won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing Barbara Cooper Royer on the series One Day at a Time.
She studied acting at the Tami Lynn School of Artists.
She played Gloria on the television series Touched by an Angel.
She married Eddie Van Halen in 1981, and the couple had a son named Wolfgang in 1991. The couple later divorced, and in 2011 she married Tom Vitale.
She played Melanie Moretti on Hot in Cleveland with Betty White.