|Date of birth|
29 June 1961
|Place of birth|
Charlotte, North Carolina
Lawrence played Maisy Gibbons, a housewife/prostitute in Desperate Housewives. She was also the star of the short-lived sitcom Fired Up (1997–98). She has guest starred in Boston Legal, Monk, and played Amelia Earhart in the Star Trek: Voyager episode "The 37s." She had a supporting role on the short-lived CW teenage drama series Hidden Palms, as Tess Wiatt.
Lawrence is also known for playing Assistant District Attorney Sylvia Costas in NYPD Blue.