Vivian is a third generation actor whose first professional acting job was understudying Mary Steenburgen and Ann Dowd in George Bernard Shaw's Candida at Roundabout Theater. She has gone on to appear in the hit TV shows Breaking Bad, Longmire, The Night Shift, Manhattan, Law & Order: SVU, and The Messengers. Her original short film Leverage was an official selection of Taos Shortz and NMWIF Film Fiesta garnering her an award for Best Performance. She has performed her original solo play The Bark & The Tree at Off-Broadway's prestigious United Solo Festival where she won two awards for her work on Theatre Row in NYC and the Los Angeles Women's Theater Festival. She holds an MFA in Acting and has continued her studies with luminaries such as Anna Deavere Smith and Alan Arkin. Vivian tours nationally with Si Kahn's Mother Jones In Heaven ~ a musical one-woman show about the legendary labor organizer Mary Harris "Mother" Jones. Public Radio Fan? You may recognize her voice as the co-host

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