She gained recognition for her role in Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl.
She created a sling-type device for carrying a baby called HipHugger, and sold the company in 2006.
She played the role of Marsha Mason's daughter in the 1977 film The Goodbye Girl.
She was discovered by cinematographer James Wong Howe and began booking commercials shortly afterwards.
She had a daughter with her longtime boyfriend Don DiPietro.