She is a talented actress, noted for her portrayal as Elizabeth Cooper McGillis in the CBS sitcom Major Dad and as Abby Bernstein in the film Wet Hot American Summer and its Netflix prequel series, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp. She made her big screen debut in the 1983 film Without a Trace, with a small role in it. She is a graduate of Hollywood High School Center for Performing Arts.
Accounting her personal life, she is a married woman. Till now she has been married two times. Her first marriage was with a popular American actor, producer and writer, with whom she enjoyed the first marriage for nearly 9 years. Though the couple were together for a long time, they don't have any child. Since 2008, she has been enjoying her second marriage.