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