Kali Veronica Angelina Rocha was born on December 05, 1971 in Memphis, Tennessee but grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. She graduated in 1993 from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. Her performances onstage include Starmakers 83, A Christmas Carol, Dirty Works at the Crossroads and I Never Saw Another Butterfly. One of her memorable movie appearances was in the comedy Meet the Parents were she played the role of the flight attendant having a fight with Ben Stiller.
On television, she had recurring appearances on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, had guested on Will and Grace and starred in NBCsTeachers. She was recently seen in Law and Order and plays the part of Dr. Sydney Heron in Grey's Anatomy.