Savidge has appeared in a number of television shows. From 1982 to 1988, she was regular cast member in the NBC medical drama series, St. Elsewhere. She played the role of Nurse Lucy Papandrao. During 1990s, Savidge has appeared in several made for television movies, and guest starred on L.A. Law, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Sisters, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Beverly Hills, 90210. Her film credits include Clifford (1994), Magic Kid 2 (1994), True Crime (1996), Evolution (2001), Searching for Sonny (2011), and Rudderless (2014).
From 2000 to 2005, Savidge had the recurring role as Commander Amy Helfman in the CBS procedural, JAG. In 2015, she played Ruth Taylor in the first season of ABC critically acclaimed drama series, American Crime.
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