Dramatic television Actress who earned Primetime Emmy nominations for ER and The West Wing.
She had her first acting experience in a production of A Streetcar Named Desire at Chicago's Goodman Theatre.
She has also had recurring television roles on Awake, The Event, and The Louie Show.
She had a child named Cal and an adopted daughter Mia with her husband David Brisbin.
She had one of her only film roles opposite Robert Duvall in the 1998 sci-fi drama Deep Impact.