Famously leggy Entertainment Tonight anchor for over 20 years. Her film credits include Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius and An American Carol.
In 1972, she received an English degree from Augustana College.
She competed in Miss America as Miss South Dakota, placing in the top-10.
She married Burt Sugarman in 1989 and the couple had a son named Alec together.
In 1981, she co-hosted alongside Regis Philbin on his first national talk show on NBC.