Worked for several years United Cerebral Palsy, an organization founded by grandmother, Nina Eaton.
Began acting career at age 25 after studying clinical psychology at the master's level.
Despite never having auditioned before, won a role for the comedy film Unconditional Love; beating out over five hundred other auditioners.
Became the first female dwarf to be cast as a recurring character in an American prime-time television series.
A strong advocate of animal rights, and frequently attends functions and fundraisers like the 2008 benefit supporting California's Prop 2, which created new standards for the confinement of farm animals.
Brian Gordon — Husband
Nina Eaton — Grandmother
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, United States (BA in Interdisciplinary Studies, 1996); Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, United States (MA in Clinical Psychology, 2000)