She was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role in Hill Street Blues. She also played a role in the disaster film When Time Ran Out.
She worked as a secretary for a company that made ironing board covers.
She modeled in the last cigarette commercial that ran in the United States in 1971.
She married Michael Irving in 1971, and the couple divorced in 1981.
She played a role in Klute, starring Jane Fonda.