Raised mostly in Whitefish Bay, WI
Was an exchange student in Sweden and in South America while a teenager
Made professional stage debut with New York's Atlantic Theater Company
Worked at Naked Angels Theatre Company and New York Stage and Film
Made debut in the short film "The Debt"
Appeared in the off-Broadway production "The Lights"
Moved to Los Angeles
Made TV series debut as Sally Solomon on NBC comedy "3rd Rock From the Sun"
TV-movie debut, "Neil Simon's 'London Suite'" (NBC)
Appeared in Peter Hedges' off-Broadway comedy "Baby Anger"
Cast in the revival of Thornton Wilder's "The Skin of Our Teeth"
Co-starred as Ivana Humpalot in the sequel "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me"
Portrayed Wilma in the live-action feature "The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas"
Had a leading role in the Broadway revival of "The Women"
Cast in a recurring role on "ER" (NBC) as Eve Peyton, the nurse manager
Appeared with Amy Sedaris in "Strangers with Candy"
Played Drew Barrymore's sister in the comedy "Music & Lyrics"
Co-starred opposite Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway in the comedy "Bride Wars"
Cast in the off-Broadway revival of Maurine Dallas Watkins' "So Help Me God!" at the Lucille Lortel Theatre
Co-starred on TV Land sitcom "The Exes"
Published her memoir <i>Guts</i>