Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, she is the daughter of director/writer Guy Bennett and Anna Hart. She was raised mainly by her mother in different areas. She is a graduate of Garibaldi Secondary School in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. She also attended the University of British Columbia for two years on an academic scholarship. Afterwards, she attended Langara College in Vancouver, British Columbia and enrolled in the Studio 58 program.
In 2005 she was nominated for the Leo at the Leo Awards for Dramatic Series: Best Supporting Performance by a Female for Godiva's (2005) for episode Having Her Cake, and for the Gemini at the Gemini Awards/2005 Gemini Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series for Cold Squad (1998) for episode Righteous.
In 2006 she was twice nominated for the Leo at the Leo Awards for Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series for Godiva's (2005) for episodes Dead Flowers and Out the Door.