Q What can you tell me about the beautiful Nia Peeples, who used to star on Walker, Texas Ranger?
—F.L. Medrano, Needles, Calif.
Peeples, 45, now stars as Karen Taylor on TV's The Young and the Restless. She also voiced one of the characters in the 2005 animated film Firedog, which featured her singing on the soundtrack. Peeples is of Filipino, German and Spanish descent on her mother's side, and Italian, Irish, Scottish and American Indian on her father's. She resides in Southern California with her husband and two children.