Appears on the Los Angeles smaller stage these days often co-starring with her husband Orson Bean in such plays as ''Candida'' (1998) "There's One in Every Marriage" (2005) and "Hogan's Goat" (2007) all with the Pacific Resident Theatre in LA.
Her parents are Don Mills, a TV executive, and Joan (Paterson) Kerr, former American Heritage magazine editor. He died in 2003 and she died in 1996.
Best remembered as the peace-keeping, blonde-haired mom on the popular coming-of-age series The Wonder Years (1988).
Married actor/comedian Orson Bean when she was 41 (her first marriage) and he was 64 (his third marriage).
Stepmother-in-law of Andrew Breitbart.