- Was a professional diver.
- Originated the role of Reva Shayne on Guiding Light, and has won four Daytime Emmys for the role.
- Donated her 2004 Emmy Awards outfit to the Clothes Off Our Back charity auctions.
- Regularly returns to her home state of Michigan to perform in a summer-stock theater.
- Is credited with having the final scripted line in the series finale for the soap opera Guiding Light.
- Jack Zimmer — Father
- Maxwell Tyler Weary — Son
- Didi Zimmer — Mother
- Karen — Sister
- Rachel Beth Weary — Daughter
- Jacob Allen Weary — Son
- A.C. Weary — Husband
- Hope College, Holland, Michigan, United States (1977); attended the American Conservatory Theatre, San Francisco, California, United States