The drama won multiple awards after its premiere in September 1998.
After several auditions, independent film roles, and guest roles in various television series, Blair achieved her breakthrough role opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar and Ryan Phillippe in the 1999 film Cruel Intentions, loosely based on the 18th-century novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
She achieved international fame as a result of her portrayal of the heroine Liz Sherman in the fantasy films Hellboy (2004) and Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008).
Other notable films include The Fog (2005), Purple Violets (2007), The Poker House (2008), Columbus Circle (2012) and Mothers and Daughters (2016).
Amazon High, which also was proposed as a third show set in the Hercules and Xena mythological genre, never has been aired.