Appeared in "Dumb and Dumber To"
Starred in the last two seasons of SyFy cult hit series "Eureka" as Grace Monroe
Landed main cast role as Dr. Diana Davis on the final season of science fiction series "Sliders"
Booked an episodic appearance on "Friends"
Played Norma in her first major Hollywood film role, the Shaq-led film "Steel"
Appeared in a recurring role on "Beverly Hills, 90210"
Landed her first role beyond Italian TV and off Broadway plays on "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air"
Born to civil rights activist parents
Cites watching Planet of the Apes and her father teaching her to uninstall an FBI wiretap on the phone as an inspiration for acting
Fluent in Italian after studying abroad in Italy, where she also appeared on some Italian television programs
Involved in several advocacy groups, such as OpUSA