Her film career consisted of only four films in a two year period. Two of those films turned out to be the most successful low budget comedies of the era, Animal House (1978) and Caddyshack (1980).
According to the director, Reverge Anselmo, Dori Lawrence, of the film Stateside (2004) was based on a real actress in the 1970s who did four movies - two of them big hits - before disappearing from the industry. On the DVD commentary, Anselmo reveals that the actress' brother plays the character of Silvio. The actor is David Holcomb leading many to believe that the actress is Sarah Holcomb of Animal House (1978) and Caddyshack (1980). Someone listed as "S.H." is thanked in the end credits.
Attended the American High School in Mexico City in the mid-1970s.