She's the daughter of actors Glenn Corbett (aka Larry Holden) and Adrienne Ellis. When she was five, her parents divorced, and her mother married director Michael Anderson. She started her career as a child, when she played Rock Hudson's daughter in the mini-series "The Martian's Chronicles" (1980).
Other notable roles on television include "Young Catherine" (1991) (co-starred Julia Ormond and Vanessa Redgrave), "The Magnificent Seven" (1998-2000), "The Shield" (2008), "The Walking Dead" (2010-2013) and "The Americans" (2017).
She starred also in several movies: The Majestic (2001), Dumb & Dumber Too (2014) (co-starred Jim Carrey), Fantastic Four (2005), Silent Hill (2006), The Mist (2007) and Pyewacket (2017).