Began acting during senior year in high school with the Ensemble Theatre Company in Mill Valley, CA.
Made TV debut in 1986 as Stacy Hamilton on Fast Times, the short-lived adaptation of the popular 1982 film Fast Times at Ridgemont High.
In 1999, became a spokesperson for Almay cosmetics, a division of Revlon.
Just days after In Style magazine's Weddings issue hit newsstands in January 2001 with Thorne-Smith on the cover in a bridal gown, the actress announced her separation from husband Andrew Conrad after a seven-month marriage.
Wrote the novel Outside In.
Became a spokesperson for Atkins Nutritionals in 2009.
Has written for SELF, In Style and Allure magazines.
Supports such charitable causes as the Susan G. Komen Foundation and PAWS/LA.
1998, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
1997, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
1999, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
Andrew Conrad — Ex-husband
Walter — Father
Jacob Emerson Fishman — Son
Jennifer — Sister
Laura — Mother
Roger Fishman — Husband
Birth Place: San Fernando, California, United States