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She is best known for playing Annie Spadaro in the sitcom Caroline in the City (1995-1999) for which she received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination in the category Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series in 1999. She also worked as a dancer on Broadway in the musical "Cats" for a four-year period.
Pietz made her film debut in the 1993 sport drama Rudy and guest starred in episodes of ER, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Ally McBeal, Rodney, The Office, Bones, Hawthorne, and Desperate Housewives. Her film credits include the comedy Jingle All The Way (1996) and the crime comedy The Whole Ten Yards (2004).
More recently, Pietz played Meredith King, the mother of the main character, in the fantasy series The Nine Lives of Chloe King (2011), had guest roles in episodes of The Paul Reiser Show (2011), Private Practice (2011), and Necessary Roughness (2012), and was featured in the drama Prom (2011).