She married her husband Michael Wolff in 1993.
She was married to Kevin Wade in 1983, but divorced him in 1990.
She has two sons, Nat and Alex Wolff.
She received her B.A. in 1977 from Yale University and M.F.A. in 1980 from the Yale School of Drama.
Polly played Natalie Clemente in the 2000 film "Dinner Rush".