After behaving erratically in public and subsequently disappearing for three days, found behind a woodpile in the backyard of a suburban Glendale, CA, home, ragged, dirty and babbling incoherently about a plot against her
Appeared in first major theatrical role, touring in "Stieglitz Loves O'Keefe", as artist Georgia O'Keefe
Breakthrough feature lead, played Lois Lane in "Superman" (reprised the role in three sequels in 1980, 1983 and 1987)
Changed name from Margaret to Margot
Moved to Billings, MT to be with writer Tom McGuane (date approximate)
Moved to Livingstone, Montana
Refusing surgery, was often confined to a wheelchair over the next two years due to muscle spasms
Starred on the CBS comedy-drama series "Shell Game", as a con artist turned investigative journalist (series was a short-lived mid-season replacement)
TV series debut on "Nichols", an NBC Western set in the early 20th century; played Ruth, the barmaid girlfriend of series star James Garner
While attending the University of British Columbia, wrote to director Norman Jewison in Los Angeles; accepting Jewison's invitation to contact him if ever in town, flew to Los Angeles; persuded Jewison to let her audition
Appeared in "92 in the Shade", a feature written and directed by husband Tom McGuane
Film debut in Jewison's "Gaily, Gaily"
First feature lead, "Quackser Fortune Has a Cousin in the Bronx", an Irish-shot comedy starring Gene Wilder
Injured in a car accident on the set of "Nancy Drew and Daughter", a Canadian cable TV production; incurred three damaged discs in her neck
Moved to Los Angeles at age 18
Portrayed Eliza Doolittle (opposite Peter O'Toole's Henry Higgins) in a Showtime adaptation of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion"
Provided narration for "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz", an HBO children's animated series based on four of the six Oz books by L. Frank Baum
Regained mobility after submitting to surgery
Relocated to Prague after filming there
Ruined financially when insurance company refused to pay her bills
TV-movie acting debut, "Suddenly Single", an ABC drama about the swinging singles scene
Began seeing psychiatrists about her mood swings (date approximate)
Completed work in "Never Met Picasso", a gay-themed, low-budget independent feature that received festival screenings in 1996
Declared bankruptcy; sold her home and jewelry
Did a guest shot on an episode of HBO's "Tales From the Crypt" entitled "Curiosity Killed"
Filmmaking debut, wrote and directed the short film "And Again"
First screen appearance, played a troubled teen in the Canadian Broadcasting Company TV-movie, "Moose Fever"
Provided a voice for the children's animated feature "Gobots: Battle of the Rock Lords"
TV miniseries acting debut, "Louisiana" (Cinemax), a Franco-Canadian co-production helmed by future husband Philippe de Broca
Abandoning husband and daughter, moved to London where she auditioned for the part of Lois Lane in the first "Superman" feature
Appeared in the CD-ROM game "Under a Killing Moon" as Bartender
Became severely disturbed upon discovering that she had lost three years of work on her memoirs "Calamities" due to a computer problem
Confined to a county psychiatric hospital for observation; diagnosed with manic-depression and prescribed lithium
Did a guest shot on the NBC sitcom "Boston Common" as an acting teacher; character returned in recurring status
First diagnosed with manic-depression; rejected the diagnosis and the prescribed course of treatment
Provided a voice for "Phantom 2040", a syndicated cartoon sci-fi series extrapolated from Lee Falk's comic strip