Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas
Actress who starred in the movies Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982), Look Who's Talking (1989), Sibling Rivalry (1990), and It Takes Two (1995). She has also appeared in two hit television series, as Rebecca Howe in Cheers (1987–1993) and as the title character in Veronica's Closet (1997– 2000). She was married to Hardy Boy Parker Stevenson from 1983 to 1997. She turned her weight gain into the series Fat Actress (2005) and commercials for the Jenny Craig weight loss plan.