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Fast Facts

  • Studied opera at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music.
  • Was inspired to volunteer as a doula, or birthing coach, by the people who aided her during the birth of a son she gave up for adoption when she was 23.
  • Cofounded the Eclipse Theater Company, a small Chicago theatre ensemble.
  • Got her start on TV with small parts in syndicated series such as Star Trek: The Next Generation and Highlander, as well as a regular role on The WB's short-lived Muscle (1995).
  • Was honored as the 2007 Azalea Festival Queen at the 60th Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival in Wilmington, NC.


  • 1998, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee


  • Benjamin — Son
  • Nancy Pietz — Mother
  • Kenny Williams — Husband
  • Arnold Pietz — Father


  • DePaul University, The Theatre School, Chicago, Illinois, United States (BFA in Acting, 1990)

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  • Birth Place: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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