Hot in Cleveland actress who won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for playing Barbara Cooper Royer on the series One Day at a Time.
She played Gloria on the television series Touched by an Angel.
She played Melanie Moretti in Hot in Cleveland with Betty White.
She studied acting at the Tami Lynn School of Artists.
She married Eddie Van Halen in 1981, and the couple had a son named Wolfgang in 1991.