Graduated from Canada's National Theatre School 
Performed at Canada's Stratford Festival, and took over the roles of Lady Teazle in "School for Scandal" and Jessica in "Merchant of Venice" during the pre-season Spring tour. 
Lived with Richard Jordan from 1976-1985. They have 1 son, Robert Christopher Hand Jordan, born in 1982.
Has the distinction of playing both an American President and an American First Lady. She played fictional President Katharine Taylor in Majority Rule (1992) (TV) and real life First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the "Kennedy" (1983). The husbands of each character were assassinated.
Won Broadway's 2000 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for "Copenhagen."