Was a Ford model as a child.
Her favorite movie is Schindler's List (1993).
Beat out Christina Ricci for roles in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) and Little Women (1994).
Attended the Anne Rice's Memnoch Ball in New Orleans in 1995.
One of People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People of 1995.
Parents are separated. She lives with her mother Inez, and brother Christian in Southern California.
She is working on her own production company with her mother called "Wooden Spoon Productions". The name symbolizes women and creativity. It was inspired by her grandmother, who used wooden spoons to keep her in line when she was a girl.
Graduated from Notre Dame High School, a private Catholic high school in Los Angeles, in May/June 2000.