- Traveled across the country with a singing-dancing troupe called the Young Americans after graduating high school.
- Best known for portraying villain Sydney Andrews from 1993 to '97 on the Fox prime-time soap Melrose Place; she signed on to resurrect her presumed-dead character for the 2009 CW remake of the classic series.
- Dated Melrose Place costar Grant Show for several years before finding love with Doug Savant, another Melrose Place costar.
- Cast in the lead role for the 1994 film Shake, Rattle and Rock!, she pulled out after breaking her leg. Renée Zellweger got the part instead.
- Named as one of People Magazine's Most Beautiful People in 1995.
- 1995, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee
- Grant Show — Ex-significant Other
- Arianna — Stepdaughter
- Madeline — Stepdaughter
- Jack Douglas Savant — Son
- Doug Savant — Husband
- Lucy Jane Leighton Savant — Daughter
- Attended California State University, Long Beach, CA
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- Birth Name: Laura Miller
- Birth Place: Iowa City, IA
- Birthday: July 24, 1968, Leo
- Profession: Actor