Fast Facts

  • Planned on becoming a doctor, and completed two-and-a-half years of pre-med courses at UCLA before switching her concentration to women's studies.
  • First professional acting job was on the HBO series 12 Miles of Bad Road, which was canceled prior to premiering.


  • University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States


  • Birth Place: Dallas, TX
  • Profession: Actor

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