Hedy Burress' progress as an actor is what aspiring thespians dream about. After filming the ensemble feature "Foxfire" (1996) for director Annette Heyward-Carter, she moved to Los Angeles in 1995 and three months later was co-starring as Ann-Margret's stepdaughter in the NBC miniseries "Seduced By Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story" (1996), She played a young woman who helps prove that her stepmother had her father murdered. Soon after the miniseries aired, the stage-trained, brown-haired, soft beauty was co-starring in the NBC sitcom "Boston Common" (1996-97), as Wyleen Pritchett, the young co-ed whose brother (Anthony Clark) takes a job as a janitor at her college so her can watch over her. Burress broke into acting in a CD-ROM video game shot in Chicago. She has also filmed "If These Walls Could Talk" a 1996 HBO original film about abortion in which she was Sissy Spacek's daughter.