Fast Facts

  • Left home at 15 to travel Europe before landing in New York's East Village in 1991.
  • Discovered while working as a bartender  in New York by director Michael Almereyda, who cast her---as a bartender--- in his film Another Girl Another Planet (1992).
  • Produced and directed first film, In the A.M. of Dec. 26th at Mickey's (on the Corner of Cunningham & Kongosak in Barrow), in 2008.
  • Was the first actor cast in the sci-fi television series Caprica.


  • 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee