- Maternal grandmother arrived in Canada in 1953 after surviving internment and revolution in China.
- Starred with her parents and siblings in a two-part 1982 episode of the Canadian TV series The Littlest Hobo.
- Appeared in Boys and Girls (1983), an Academy Award-winning short film.
- Beat out more than 3000 girls for the title role in the 1985 miniseries Anne of Green Gables.
- Did the readings for the audiobooks Anne of Green Gables (1987), Anne of Avonlea (1989) and Anne of the Island (1990).
- Costarred with her mother and sister Samantha in a 1988 Toronto theater production of The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds.
- Appeared in a 2008 theatrical production of 'night Mother with her real-life mother, Dawn Greenhalgh.
- Active in the charitable relief organization World Vision.
- 1990, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee
- Dawn Greenhalgh — Mother
- Laurence Follows — Brother
- Samantha Follows — Sister
- Stuart Hughes — Ex-significant Other
- Ted Follows — Father
- Christopher Porter — Ex-husband
- Russell Porter — Son
- Edwina Follows — Sister
- Lyla Anne Porter — Daughter
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