At age 10, began training to become a concert pianist with Sergei Tarnowsky
At Tarnowsky's death, abandoned playing piano
While a freshman at USC, cut classes to volunteer at Solari Theater in Beverly Hills
Met Richard Dreyfuss's agent and lied about her acting experiences, which included making up play title "Speaking Of"
Professional acting debut on an episode of "Baretta" (ABC)
TV-movie acting debut, NBC's "The Deerslayer", based on the novel by James Fennimore Cooper
Played Mary in the ABC TV-movie "The Nativity"
Co-starred in NBC miniseries "Beulah Land"
First released film appearance, "Stakeout"; also first onscreen collaboration with Aidan Quinn
Acted in first film, "Tropical Snow"
Co-starred opposite Kevin Costner in "Revenge"
Played Kurt Russell's wife in the thriller "Unlawful Entry"
Breakthrough role starring opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in "The Last of the Mohicans," based on a James Fennimore Cooper novel
Briefly reprised her role from "Stakeout" in an uncredited cameo in "Another Stakeout"
Offered a strong turn as the wife of an adulterous husband in Robert Altman's "Short Cuts"
Had first leading role as a blind woman who witnesses a murder in "Blink"; starred opposite Aidan Quinn
Cast as a psychiatrist in "12 Monkeys"
Returned to features after a three-year absence as co-star with Kenneth Branagh and William Hurt in "The Proposition"
Appeared as a cheating wife in "Playing By Heart"
Co-starred with Gary Sinise in the sci-fi thriller "Impostor"
Starred in the A&E miniseries version of "The Magnificent Ambersons"
Played the title role in the CBS TV movie "Saving Milly"
Co-starred with Eric Roberts and Lee Tergesen in the Fox TV movie "Southern Comfort"
Cast as a shrink on the short-lived crime drama series "Raines" (NBC)
Acted alongside James Remar and Ian Ziering in the Lifetime holiday-themed "The Christmas Hope"