Andrea Roth was born on September 30, 1967 in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada. Her parents are Dutch and Scottish, and she is a first generation Canadian. She went to college and also held a position as an intern at an advertising agency. While still in college, a modeling scout spotted her and she began working as a print and runway model, which naturally led to acting.
She had many small guest parts in television shows such as Alfred Hitchcock Presents
, Murder She Wrote
, and Highlander
. Her first notable role was co-starring with Sally Field in the miniseries, A Woman of Independent Means
in 1995. More parts followed in higher profile shows, such as Law & Order
, and CSI
She is currently starring with Denis Leary on the television drama, Rescue Me
, on FX.