First became widely known for her role as Isabella in the series Perfect Couples. She would later go on to earn recurring roles in Hart of Dixie and The Affair.
She made her acting debut in 1998 with a small role in an episode of Encore! Encore!
A musical theatre performer as well as a screen actress, she has appeared in productions of Once on this Island, Invisible Thread, and more.
She married Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. in 2012, and, in April 2017, she gave birth to a daughter named Lucille.
In The Affair, she joined a cast that included Ruth Wilson.