Famous as :Actress
Birth Date :July 20, 1971
Birth Place :Nepean, Ontario, Canada
Claim to fame :As Rita Wu in TV series "Arli$$" (1996-2002)
Chosen No. 3 in a poll on the World's Unsexiest Women conducted by men's magazine Maxim in October 2007.
Ranked 9th on Mr. Blackwell's 47th annual "Worst Dressed" list released on January 9, 2007.
Listed as one of the "Most Powerful Canadians in Hollywood" by Canadian Business magazine (August 2006).
Considers Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips as her favorite rock artist.
Was included in People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People list in 2005.
Has played pregnant woman for three times that she conducted in "Under the Tuscan Sun" (2003), "Raising Helen" (2004), and "Cake" (2006).
Participated in the August/September 2001 production of "The Vagina Monologue" in New York.
Was a National Champion Canadian Improv Team's member at The Canadian Improv Games by the late '90s.
Her theatrical resume include "Oleanna" (1995), "Inquest" (1996), "Dogeaters" (1998), "Stop Kiss" (1998), "The House of Bernarda Alba" (2002), and "Satellites" (2006).
Originally aimed for the role of Miranda Bailey instead of Cristina Yang when auditioned for "Grey's Anatomy."
Played a chubby young boy in a stage production of "The Witch of Edmonton."
Was an Honor Roll student who had been actively involved in the students' council at her high school.
Founded B.A.S.E. (Borden Active Students for the Environment) while also became the "Head Girl" (co-president) of her high school during her senior year there.
Was a member of cross-country skiing and volleyball team during her high school years.