Is a classically trained pianist.
Her father Robert is a science teacher and photographer. Her mother Diane is a junior high school reading teacher.
Her brother Ian Rob Witt appeared with her in the film Liebestraum (1991).
Was home schooled and received her high school diploma at age 14.
Appeared on That's Incredible! (1980) at the age of four because of her amazing reading skills. She also performed the balcony scene of Romeo and Juliet with the host.