Known for her Australian Film Institute Award-winning performance as Jo Tiegan in the television series Mirror, Mirror, she also played the roles of Georgia Brown and Mia Silvani in the soap opera Neighbours.
As a child, she trained at the National Theatre in Melbourne, Australia, and subsequently appeared in two children's television series: The Genie from Down Under and Sky Trackers.
She earned a degree in Middle Eastern History from the University of Melbourne.
She and her two siblings grew up in Melbourne, Australia, in a family of Lebanese heritage. She and her husband, playwright and stage and screen actor Travis Cotton, welcomed two children (Theodore and Vivien) between 2011 and 2013.
She appeared with Australian actor Bryan Brown in a 1999 TV movie version of Journey to the Center of the Earth.