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Born: April 20, 1949 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Cloquet, Minnesota, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Moved with family 12 times before she was a senior in high school
1968:
Embarked upon travels through North and South America and Europe with first husband, photographer Paco Grande
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Settled in New York where she danced and painted; joined Ellie Klein Theatre Group
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Spent two years in Paris where she studied mime under Marcel Marceau's teacher, Etienne Decroux
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Returned to New York where she waited tables and modeled with the Wilhelmina Agency
1975:
Signed seven-year contract with Dino De Laurentiis
1976:
Film debut in "King Kong"
1979:
Cast as the Angel of Death in Bob Fosse's autobiographical "All That Jazz"
1980:
Theater debut in summer stock production of "Angel on My Shoulder" in North Carolina
1981:
Delivered a sizzle turn as the unfaithful wife Cora opposite Jack Nicholson in the remake of "The Postman Always Rings Twice"
1983:
Became first actress since 1942 to be nominated for two Oscars in the same year; nominated for Best Actress for "Frances" and Best Supporting Actress for "Tootsie"; won the latter award
1984:
First film as co-producer, "Country"; earned second Best Actress Oscar nomination
1984:
TV acting debut as Maggie in the Showtime production of Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
1985:
Received a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of country singer Patsy Cline in "Sweet Dreams"
1988:
Starred in "Far North"; directed by off-screen companion Sam Shepard
1989:
Garnered a Best Actress Oscar nod for her performance as a lawyer defending her father against charges he was a Nazi collaborator in "The Music Box"
1991:
Teamed with Nick Nolte and Robert De Niro for Martin Scorsese's remake of "Cape Fear"
1992:
Starred opposite De Niro in "Night and the City"
1992:
Broadway debut as Blanche DuBois in "A Streetcar Named Desire"
1992:
Played lead role of Alexandra Bergson in the CBS adaptation of Willa Cather's "O Pioneers!"
1994:
Won second Oscar as Best Actress for her performance in "Blue Sky"
1995:
Played wife to Liam Neeson's "Rob Roy"
1995:
Reprised Blanche DuBois for small screen adaptation of "A Streetcar Named Desire" (CBS)
1996:
Made London stage debut as Blanche in "A Streetcar Named Desire"
1998:
Played title role in film version of Balzac's "Cousin Bette"
1999:
Tackled first Shakespearean role as Tamora opposite Anthony Hopkins in "Titus," Julie Taymor's feature directorial debut
2000:
Returned to the London stage to star as Mary Tyrone in "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
2002:
Co-starred in the HBO movie "Normal"; received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress in a Television Movie
2003:
Portrayed the heroine's mother in the film version of "Prozac Nation"
2003:
Joined an ensemble cast for the feature "Masked and Anonymous"
2003:
Played wife to Albert Finney in "Big Fish"
2005:
Cast as an ex-flame of Bill Murray's in Jim Jarmusch's "Broken Flowers"
2005:
Portrayed Amanda Wingfield in Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" on Broadway
2006:
Cast in Wim Wenders' neo-Western "Don't Come Knocking," written by and starring Sam Shepard
2008:
Co-starred with Joan Allen and Kathy Bates in the drama "Bonneville"
2009:
Portrayed Edith Ewing Bouvier 'Big Edie,' opposite Drew Barrymore as 'Little Edie,' in HBO "Grey Gardens"; earned Golden Globe and SAG nominations for Best Actress in a TV Movie
2011:
Co-starred with Dylan McDermott and Connie Britton on FX thriller "American Horror Story"
2012:
Featured opposite Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum in romantic drama "The Vow"
2012:
Cast in lead role as Sister Mary Jude on "American Horror Story: Asylum" (FX)

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