One of the original cast members on Saturday Night Live
in The Seventies
. She was the Phrase Catcher
for the line, "Jane, you ignorant slut!
She later starred as Allie Lowell on Kate And Allie
and Dr. Mary Albright on 3rd Rock from the Sun
. Most of her work is in comedy and she tends to specialize in characters who are Comically Serious
, leading to her nickname "Queen of Deadpan".