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Born: April 1, 1965 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Washington, Washington D.C., USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised in Wheaton, IL, and in Seattle, WA
1989:
Made TV debut in the ABC Afterschool Special, "Taking a Stand"
1989:
Played Marty, Alex Keaton's love interest, in the NBC series "Family Ties"
1990:
Film debut, "Vital Signs"
1991:
Broadway debut, "I Hate Hamlet"
1994:
Won acclaim (and a Tony Award) for her co-starring role in the Broadway production of "An Inspector Calls"
1995:
Played a doctor in "Father of the Bride Part II," alongside Steve Martin and Diane Keaton
1996:
Was an ensemble cast member of "Kansas City," directed by Robert Altman
1996:
Debuted as a series regular on the ABC drama, "Relativity"
1998:
Starred in the controversial feature "Happiness," directed by Todd Solondz
1999:
Played the recurring role of Dr. Mel Karnofsky, who became Niles's second wife on the hit sitcom "Frasier" (NBC)
2000:
Appeared in the Sundance screened "Songcatcher" as the schoolteacher sister of the lead character
2001:
Cast as a neurotic actress in "The Anniversary Party"
2004:
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
2006:
Had a small role in Todd Field's "Little Children"
2007:
Co-starred with Jodie Foster in the crime drama, "The Brave One"
2009:
Cast as Tanya Skagle, a wannabe pimp, in the HBO comedy series "Hung"; earned a Golden Globe nomination in 2009 for Best Supporting Actress

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