Played Kasidy Yates on the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. She also portrayed Beverly Barnes on The Larry Sanders Show, Sherry Palmer on 24, and began playing Captain Victoria Gates on ABC's Castle in 2011.
She attended Julliard in 1982 and started her career in small guest roles.
She appeared in an episode of the series The X-Files.
She married Gralin Jerald and they had a daughter together.
She portrayed Condoleezza Rice in the TV movie DC 9/11: Time Of Crisis.