Most famous on her behalf role mainly because Donna within the 1987 film La Bamba, she also appeared within the Boardwalk and Dangerous Curves just before pursuing another profession in film creation. Her early performing credits are the 1976 humor Tunnel Vision and many 1980s episodes from the cleaning soap opera General Medical center. She finished her acting profession after appearing within the 2001 Television film Appropriate Risk. Her dad, Frank von Zerneck, proved helpful as a tv manufacturer. In 1989, she wedded British isles folk musician Adam Fearnley. In La Bamba, she performed the partner of Lou Gemstone Phillips’ personality, Ritchie Valens.