American stage and screen actress whose most widely known roles are the musical films Popularity and Grease 2. She and her seven sisters was raised within an Irish Catholic family members in Minneapolis. Early in her performing profession, she toured using the Minneapolis Children’s theatre. She studied in the Boston Conservatory with the Juilliard College and continued to perform in a number of Broadway musicals. She wedded Alexander Cassini and experienced a daughter called Isabella. She made an appearance with Faye Dunaway in the 1984 DC Comics-inspired film, Supergirl.