Stanley appeared in the feature films The Crucible and The Waiting Game. On television, she was seen in a recurring role on Spin City, had a guest-starring role on the pilot episode of The Invisible Man, and appeared on the daytime drama All My Children.
Stanley appeared in the off-Broadway production of Where the Truth Lies. Her regional theater credits include Mascara with the Arizona Theater Company and Spring Awakening with the New York Performance Works.
The actress was born on August 12 outside of Boston and attended Emerson College. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, reading, painting and writing.