Remembered best for her portrayal of Janice Rossi in the 1990 Martin Scorsese film Goodfellas, she is also notable for her appearances in episodes of The Fanelli Boys, NYPD Blue, ER, and The X-Files.
She made her cinematic debut as the character Ginny in the 1989 comedic science fiction movie Alien Space Avenger.
She appeared in a popular 1996 Seinfeld episode titled "The Wig Master."
A native of Great Neck, New York, she relocated to New York City in her early adulthood. Tragically, she died several months shy of her fortieth birthday of a rare bacterial infection of the heart.
She and william H. Macy were both in the cast of a 1998 made-for-TV movie titled The Con.