Played firefighter widow and mother in the long-running FX series Rescue Me.
Her family is part Armenian, part British British, with some Italian and Portuguese.
She was in the Philip Seymour Hoffman-directed film The Last Days of Judas Iscariot.
While in high school, she gained the role of Anita in West Side Story, sparking an interest in acting.
She was raised by her single mother, Karen.
- The meaning of the name Thorne: From The Thorn Bush