Originally from New York, June has been acting since age five. She graduated with a B.A. in Performing Arts at eighteen and has trained with acting teachers in New York. June received both Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations as Best Leading Actress in a Broadway musical for her starring role as Mariko in Shogun. Her numerous credits include co-starring as Tuptim in the Broadway and London revivals of The King and I with Yul Brynner and Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen, her Broadway debut. Off-Broadway, she starred in works at Lincoln Center, New York Shakespeare Festival, and Pan Asian Repertory, where she received critical acclaim for her lead performance in the world premiere epic Cambodia Agonistes. On television she was a regular on Mr. T & Tina (ABC) with Pat Morita and The Electric Company (PBS) with Bill Cosby, for which she received an Emmy Award of Honor and a Grammy Award. June was invited to star in the world premiere musical Sing to the Dawn, which was chosen to open the 1996 Festival of the Arts in Singapore, and she can be heard on the original-cast CD recording. She is a recurring villain on the cartoon series The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest and does numerous voices for Disney as well.