Appeared in campaigns for Breck shampoo, Maybelline, Clairol and Revlon
At age 16, won the Athens Junior Miss contest
Co-starred with future husband Alec Baldwin, playing lovers in "The Marrying Man"
First starring role as J Z Kane in ABC's police drama, "Dog and Cat" (a pilot TV-movie and then a short-lived series)
Signed by Eileen Ford to a modeling contract
First screen pairing with Richard Gere in "No Mercy"
Had breakout role playing Bond girl, Domino Petachi in "Never Say Never Again" opposite Sean Connery
Joined an ensemble cast for "The Informers"; based on a collection of short stories by Bret Easton Ellis
Made feature acting debut in "Hard Country"
Played the title role in the NBC TV-movie, "Katie: Portrait of a Centerfold"
Posed nude for <i>Playboy</i> magazine to promote her role in the Bond film
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Returned to features to play a call girl made to look like Veronica Lake in Curtis Hanson's "L.A. Confidential"
Starred opposite Kiefer Sutherland in the thriller, "The Sentinel"
Starred opposite Mickey Rourke in the erotic "9 1/2 Weeks"
Won the national Miss Breck competition and appeared with her mother in an advertisement for the shampoo
Appeared opposite Zac Efron in "Charlie St. Cloud," about a young man (Efron) coming to terms with the death of his younger brother
Co-starred in Mark Rydell's "Even Money," a series of intertwining stories on how gambling and drugs destroy people's lives
Co-starred with Al Pacino in "People I Know"
Dropped out of college and moved to NYC to pursue modeling career
First screen collaboration with Robert Altman, "Fool for Love"
Played fashion reporter Kitty Potter in Altman's "Prêt-à-Porter"
Re-teamed with director Curtis Hanson to play the drug-addled mother of an aspiring rap singer (played by Eminem) in "8 Mile"
Starred in the thriller "Cellular"
Starred opposite Jeff Bridges in "The Door in the Floor"
Cast as Lorene Rogers in the NBC miniseries adaptation of "From Here to Eternity"; reprised role for a short-lived spin-off the following year
Made TV debut in an episode of "Starsky and Hutch" (ABC)
Portrayed conservationist Kuki Gallmann in "I Dreamed of Africa"
Re-teamed with Gere for "Final Analysis"
Replaced the injured Sean Young in the role of Vicki Vale, love interest to "Batman"
Won the Junior Miss Georgia contest