- Nominated for an Ovation Award in 1996 for her work in the stage play Changes of Heart.
- Provided the voice of Hawkgirl on the animated TV series Justice League.
- In 2002, won an American Latino Media Arts (ALMA) award for Best Supporting Actress for the TV series The Brothers Garcia.
- Has two daughters with husband David Barrera.
- David Barrera — Husband
- University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, United States
- Birth Name: Maria Pilar Canals
- Birth Place: Miami, Florida, United States
- Profession: Actor