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Born: April 29, 1958 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Santa Ana, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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MILESTONES

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Raised in Orange County, CA
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Won title of Miss Orange County
1978:
TV acting debut in bit role on ABC's "Fantasy Island"
1979:
TV debut as regular on the short-lived ABC sitcom "Delta House" which was inspired by the feature film "Animal House"
1979:
TV movie debut in "The Solitary Man" (CBS)
1980:
Was a regular on the Aaron Spelling-produced series "B.A.D. Cats" (ABC)
1980:
Feature film debut, "The Hollywood Knights"
1982:
Landed female lead in the film sequel "Grease 2"
1983:
Earned critical notice, co-starring with Al Pacino in Brian De Palma's gangster classic "Scarface"
1985:
Directed by her then-husband Peter Horton in the ABC TV-movie "One Too Many"
1987:
Played title role in "Natica Jackson," an episode in the the three-part PBS series "Tales From the Hollywood Hills"; last major television acting role to date
1987:
First box-office hit, "The Witches of Eastwick"; co-starred with Jack Nicholson, Susan Sarandon and Cher
1988:
Played a widowed Mafia wife in Jonathan Demme's comedy "Married to the Mob"
1988:
Received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination as the married Madame de Tourval in Stephen Frears' "Dangerous Liaisons"
1989:
Earned Best Actress Oscar nomination as the chanteuse Susie Diamond in "The Fabulous Baker Boys"
1989:
Made NYC stage acting debut in "Twelfth Night"; performed in Central Park under the auspices of Joseph Papp's New York Shakespeare Festival
1990:
With producing partner Kate Guinzberg, formed first look deal with Orion Pictures
1991:
Downplayed her looks to portray a working-class waitress romanced by a short-order cook (Al Pacino) in "Frankie & Johnny"
1992:
Won raves for her performance as Catwoman/Selina Kyle in "Batman Returns"; Tim Burton directed
1992:
Received second Best Actress Oscar nomination as a woman traveling to the funeral of President John F Kennedy in "Love Field"
1994:
Made uncredited cameo appearance in an episode of "Picket Fences"; created by husband David E. Kelley
1994:
Reteamed with Jack Nicholson for "Wolf"
1995:
Had box-office hit as former Marine-turned-teacher LouAnne Johnson in "Dangerous Minds"
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Reportedly turned down the lead role of "Evita" in the film because she did not want to work on location
1996:
Teamed with Robert Redford as a rising TV newsreporter in "Up Close and Personal"
1996:
Took supporting role of the ghost of Peter Gallagher's wife in "To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday"; film written by David E. Kelley
1996:
Debut as executive producer (also acted), "One Fine Day"; also starred George Clooney
1997:
Co-starred with Jessica Lange in "A Thousand Acres"; a modern-day version of "King Lear" adapted from Jane Smiley's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel
1998:
Provided a character voice for the DreamWorks animated film "The Prince of Egypt"
1999:
Produced and starred in "The Deep End of the Ocean"
1999:
Co-starred as Tatiana in a film version of "A Mid Summer Night's Dream"
2000:
Co-starred with Harrison Ford in the Robert Zemeckis's thriller "What Lies Beneath"
2001:
Portrayed a lawyer fighting to help an autistic father (Sean Penn) retain custody of his daughter in "I Am Sam"
2002:
Portrayed a woman who murder's her boyfriend and has her daughter taken away in "White Oleander"; earned a SAG nomination for Best Supporting Actress
2007:
Cast as Velma Von Tussel in the remake of the John Water's film "Hairspray"
2007:
Played the evil witch Laima in the fairy tale "Stardust," a feature based on the fantasy adventure novel by Neil Gaiman
2007:
Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (August)
2009:
Re-teamed with director Stephen Frears for "Cheri"
2011:
Cast in the ensemble romantic comedy "New Year's Eve," directed by Garry Marshall
2012:
Co-starred with Johnny Depp in Tim Burton's remake of the gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows"

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