American actress most widely known for playing Gail Leery within the young drama Dawson’s Creek. She’s also acted in Knight Rider and Matlock. She was raised in Watertown, NY and went to Watertown SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. She received the 1975 Miss Florida pageant and was third runner-up for Miss USA. She wedded Raul A. Bruce in 1992. Wayne Vehicle Der Beek performed her child, Dawson Leery, on Dawson’s Creek.