In the 80s, she starred as Penelope 'Punky' Brewster in the live-action "Punky Brewster," as well as the animated version "It's Punky Brewster."
She co-starred alongside Sarah Chalke in I've Been Waiting For You, loosely based on the novel Gallows Hill by Lois Duncan.
At the age of 19, she directed Wild Horses in 1998, making her one of the youngest people in history to ever direct a film.
Frye appeared in Sabrina the Teenage Witch as Roxy for the final three years of the show's run (2000 - 2003). The show starred Melissa Joan Hart, who had auditioned for the part of Punky Brewster years before. Frye once auditioned for the series Charmed, a drama about a trio of witch sisters.
She played a romantic interest, Mimi Detweiler, to Fred Savage's character in an episode of The Wonder Years.
She is the voice of Zoey in "The Proud Family" and the voice of Jade in the Bratz animated series.
She is ranked #35 on VH1's 100 Greatest Kid Stars. (June 2005)
Her daughter, Poet Sienna Rose Goldberg, was born at 2:20 am on 24 August 2005 in Los Angeles. Poet weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and was 19 inches long.