Known best on her behalf role simply because Kate Tanner in the favorite NBC situation comedy ALF, this tv actress also starred in the ABC soap opera Paper Dolls and appeared in episodes of Judging Amy, Cheers, and Three’s Firm, among various other series. In the first 1970s, she acquired guest assignments on NBC’s Ironside and ABC’s The Six Mil Dollar Guy. Though much less energetic in film as on tv, she did come in two films through the 1970s and early 1980s: Embryo and Second Thoughts. Blessed Luanne Ruth Schedeen, she spent her start in Portland, Oregon. Her relationship to Christopher Barrett started in 1984 and led to one little girl. She and Benji Gregory had been co-stars on ALF.