Worked as an accountant at a motion picture studio
Joined the Los Angeles based improv group The Groundlings where Phil Hartman became her mentor
First TV guest shot, "Murphy's Law" (ABC)
Spent four seasons as an ensemble member on the NBC variety series "Saturday Night Live"
TV-movie debut, "Dinner at Eight" (TNT)
Feature acting debut, "Gremlins 2: The New Batch"
Appeared at the closing ceremonies of The 1994 Gay Games in her Pat persona at NYC's Yankee Stadium
Feature debut as co-screenwriter, character creator and star, "It's Pat"
Underwent treatment for cervical cancer while taking care of her dying brother
Premiered one-woman show "God Said, 'Ha!'", a comic look at her life; after Broadway production, show was filmed, turned into a CD and a book
Joined cast of the CBS sitcom "George & Leo"
Feature directorial debut with "God Said, Ha!'"
Provided voice for the animated series "Baby Blues" (The WB)
Co-starred in the direct-to-video release "Beethoven's 3rd"
Had co-starring role in The WB sitcom "Maybe It's Me"
Cast in Wim Wenders' neo-Western "Don't Come Knocking" written by and starred Sam Shepard