|Date of birth|
24 February 1951
|Place of birth|
St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada
Shaver is probably best known for her work as an actress. Her most prominent film appearance came in 1986 as the love interest opposite Paul Newman in his Oscar-winning portrayal of "Fast Eddie Felson" in The Color of Money. In 1990, she guest starred as the murderer in Columbo: Rest In Peace, Mrs. Columbo. She also appeared on television programs such as Hill Street Blues, T. J. Hooker, Poltergeist: The Legacy, The 4400 and as the title character of the short-lived series, Jessica Novak.
Shaver also directed a number of television shows and cable movies, including The Outer Limits, Judging Amy, Joan of Arcadia, Medium, The OC, The L Word, Jericho, and Journeyman.