Began dancing at age six
Was a principal dancer with the Delaware Regional Ballet Company
Attended the School of American Ballet in New York beginning at age thirteen
Acted on the ABC daytime drama "Loving"
Was a regular on the CBS drama "TV 101"
Appeared in the NBC miniseries adaptation "Phantom of the Opera"
Made early film appearances in the features "Born to Ride" and "Mystery Date"
Acted in "Passed Away," a comedy feature set at an Irish wake
Featured in the ski slope-set drama "Aspen Extreme"; also had a small role in the period drama "The House of the Spirits"
Starred as an assassin-for-hire in the little seen action thriller "Quick"
Had a regular role on "Northern Exposure" (CBS)
Featured in the sci-fi thriller "The Arrival"
Acted in the TV-movie remake "House of Frankenstein 1997" (NBC)
Was featured in a recurring guest role on the FOX series "Brimstone"
Co-starred as a woman who loses a battle with cancer only to have her husband lose the rights to their adopted daughter in the TV-movie "A Father for Brittany" (CBS)
Played a married woman carrying on an affair with college student Ben (Scott Speedman) on episodes of "Felicity" (The WB)
Had a recurring guest role on "Sports Night" (ABC)
Breakthrough screen role as Ben Stiller's fiancee in "Meet the Parents"
Featured in the independent psychodrama "The Unsaid"
Co-starred with John Travolta and Vince Vaughn in "Domestic Disturbance"
Co-starred with Angelina Jolie and Clive Owen in "Beyond Borders"
Cast in the short-lived ABC series "I'm with Her"; loosely based on creator Chris Henchy's life with Brooke Shields
Reprised role as Ben Stiller's fiancée in "Meet the Fockers," the sequel to "Meet the Parents"
Had a recurring role in "The West Wing" (NBC) as Helen Santos, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Matt Santos (Jimmy Smits)
Cast in "Full of It" a comedy about habitual liar whose tales suddenly come true
Cast in a recurring role on "Law & Order: Los Angeles" (NBC)
Once again reprised the role of Pamela Byrnes-Focker for the comedy sequel, "Little Fockers"