Played Marty, Alex Keaton's love interest, in the NBC series "Family Ties"
Raised in Wheaton, IL, and in Seattle, WA
Starred in the controversial feature "Happiness," directed by Todd Solondz
Was an ensemble cast member of "Kansas City," directed by Robert Altman
Broadway debut, "I Hate Hamlet"
Cast as a neurotic actress in "The Anniversary Party"
Debuted as a series regular on the ABC drama, "Relativity"
Played the recurring role of Dr. Mel Karnofsky, who became Niles's second wife on the hit sitcom "Frasier" (NBC)
Won acclaim (and a Tony Award) for her co-starring role in the Broadway production of "An Inspector Calls"
Appeared in the Sundance screened "Songcatcher" as the schoolteacher sister of the lead character
Co-starred with Jodie Foster in the crime drama, "The Brave One"
Made TV debut in the ABC Afterschool Special, "Taking a Stand"
Played a close friend of Jim Carrey's in the Michel Gondry directed, "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"; co-scripted by Gondry and Charlie Kaufman
Played a doctor in "Father of the Bride Part II," alongside Steve Martin and Diane Keaton
Cast as Tanya Skagle, a wannabe pimp, in the HBO comedy series "Hung"; earned a Golden Globe nomination in 2009 for Best Supporting Actress
Film debut, "Vital Signs"
Had a small role in Todd Field's "Little Children"