Burress first came to wide attention in the role of Maddy Wirtz in the movie Firefox. Since then, she has had featured roles in Boston Common, The Closer, Valentine, Gideon's Crossing, First Monday, ER and Southland.
She was the voice of Yuna in the highly successful Final Fantasy X and X-2.
- Appeared with Megan Dodds on Detroit 1-8-7
- Appeared with Monique Gabriela Curnen and Nigel Gibbs on Lie to Me
- Appeared with Kayla Ewell on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
- Appeared with Braeden Lemasters on Eli Stone
- Appeared with Thom Barry on Cold Case
- Appeared with Andre Braugher and Michael Nouri on Gideon's Crossing
- Appeared with Michael O'Keefe in Swing Vote
- Appeared with Maurice Godin on Working
- Appeared with Patrick St. Esprit, Currie Graham and Natasha Gregson Wagner on The Closer
- Appeared with Shirley Knight in If These Walls Could Talk
- Appeared with Leslie Hope, Kurt Fuller and Alanna Ubach in Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story