Moved back to NYC; performed in several Off-Broadway plays
Producing debut, the ABC telepic "Circle of Deceit"; also starred
Returned to features as Mrs. Cleaver in the big screen version of "Leave It to Beaver"
First leading role in features, "Cliffhanger"
Made feature film debut in cameo as a soap opera actress in the uneven spoof "Young Doctors in Love"
Played featured role of "blonde bombshell" kleptomaniac spy Laura Templeton in ABC daytime serial, "General Hospital"; Demi Moore cast as her sister
Played leading role of a successful businesswoman in "Barbara Taylor Bradford's 'A Secret Affair'"
Starred in CBS primetime comedy-drama "Northern Exposure" as an unlucky-in-love pilot; nominated for 1993 Emmy Award as Lead Actress in a Drama Series
Starred in title role in "Beauty" (CBS), a contemporary retelling of the "Beauty and the Beast" story
TV series debut as regular in the behind-the-scenes drama "Behind the Screen" (CBS)
Acted in the busted CBS pilot "Fully Clothed, Non Dancing Girls"
Appeared as Clairee's niece in "Steel Magnolias"
Grew up in Euless, Texas; veteran of child beauty pageants; named Little Miss Texas La Petite at age 6
Returned to TV series work as a regular on "Strong Medicine"; made directorial debut with an episode in fall 2001
Co-starred in "Tai-Pan"
Had featured role in Robert Altman's "Dr. T and the Women"
Made first television appearance in three episodes of the popular CBS primetime serial drama, "Dallas", playing a friend of Lucy Ewing's
Played a kidnapped frontierswoman in "Stolen Women: Captured Hearts" (CBS)
Signed by the Wilhemina model agency where, at age 16, was one of their youngest models