Amateur stage debut in "Heidi" at age 12 (date approximate)
Feature film debut, "Corvette Summer"; also marked first leading role in films
Joined the cast of the CBS sitcom "Love & War," replacing Susan Dey as the series' female lead; played Dana Palladino until show's cancellation
TV debut in a special, the busted pilot for "Hollywood High" (NBC)
Worked in summer stock theater
Cast opposite Tim Curry on the short-lived ABC sitcom "Over the Top"
Reprised role in "Ghostbusters II"
Undertook another TV series. the Lifetime original drama "Any Day Now"; played Mary Elizabeth Sims, a Southern woman who reconnects with her childhood friend, a black woman now a high-powered attorney
Delivered a strong supporting turn as Jeff Bridges' unhappy wife in "Texasville," the sequel to "The Last Picture Show"
Delivered memorable supporting turn as the secretary to the "Ghostbusters"
Landed small but memorable role as Molly Ringwald's advice-giving friend in "Pretty in Pink"
Portrayed Mary Jo Shively, a partner in the design firm on the popular CBS ensemble sitcom "Designing Women"
TV-movie debut, "Black Market Baby" (ABC)
Was struck by an automobile whose driver was drunk; suffered two broken legs and was left with traumatic arthritis
Worked for a time at the Community Theater of Santa Fe, NM where she was involved in costume and set design while recuperating from her injuries
Again voiced Bo Peep for the animated sequel "Toy Story 2"
Grew up in Franklin, KY; Nashville, where she was born, was the location of the nearest hospital
Made New York stage debut in "The Vagina Monologues" (April)
Provided the voice of Bo Peep in the computer animated hit "Toy Story"
Returned to series TV playing LouAnne Johnson on ABC drama series "Dangerous Minds," based on the 1995 film starring Michelle Pfeiffer
Toured with stage production of "Charley's Aunt," starring Roddy McDowall, Vincent Price, and Coral Browne
Landed recurring role on "Joan of Arcadia" (CBS)
Had a multi-episode arc on ABC's "Men in Trees"
Played an overweight girl's mother in Lifetime movie "Queen Sized"
Cast in Lifetime's breast cancer anthology "Five"
Co-starred on ABC comedy-drama series "GCB"