Began acting career apprenticing at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Massachusetts
Made New York stage debut in "Artichoke" at the Manhattan Theater Club
First major TV role, the "ABC Afterschool Special" titled "The Unforgivable Secret"
First role in a movie based on a novel by John Irving, "The World According to Garp" as Ellen James
Starred opposite Jessica Tandy in Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie"
Second film based on an Irving novel, "The Hotel New Hampshire"
First TV-movie, "The Dollmaker" (ABC) in support of Jane Fonda
Returned to NYC stage in Sam Shepard's "A Lie of the Mind"
Received third Tony nomination for recreating the role of Eliza Doolittle on Broadway in "Pygmalion" opposite Peter O'Toole as Professor Higgins
First TV miniseries, "Story of a Marriage" (PBS), scripted by Horton Foote
Played recurring guest role of Alice Hackett on the hit NBC drama series "L.A. Law"; received 1989 Emmy nomination
Donned the habit again as a gun-toting nun in "Freejack"
Garnered an Emmy Award as Luisa, a Polish concentration camp survivor in "Miss Rose White" (NBC), a "Hallmark Hall of Fame" presentation
Toured in "The Belle of Amherst," a one-character play about the life of poet Emily Dickinson
Appeared opposite Saskia Reeves as a bisexual serial killer in "Butterfly Kiss"
Earned second Emmy Award for guest appearance on an episode of Showtime's "The Outer Limits"
Starred opposite Scott Glenn in the off-Broadway play "Killer Joe," the violent saga of a maladjusted Texas trailer park family besieged by drugs and murder
Played oversexed psychic Miss Chenille, one of the eccentric tennants of scaremaster Tobe Hooper's "The Apartment Complex" (Showtime)
Cast in featured role as a horsewoman in Peter Greenaway's controversial "8 1/2 Women"
Played a scarred actress engaged to a man who turns up dead in Wim Wenders' "The Million Dollar Hotel"
Acted in drama thriller "Red"
Announced to play Wiress, a former tribute who won The Hunger Games in the sequel "Catching Fire"