Made feature film debut in "Street of Women"
Made guest appearance as the title character's grandmother on the Sci-Fi Channel series "The Invisible Man"
Retired from screen acting; last feature film for 36 years, "She Wrote the Book"
Began career as a stage actress
Had a one-woman show exhibiting her paintings in New York
Last film role for several years, playing the Queen in an adaptation of "The Three Musketeers"
Made first of three key films with director James Whale, "The Old Dark House"
Movie contract was the subject of dispute between Paramount and Universal Studios; arbitration by the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America settled it in Universal's favor
Played a foul-mouthed bag lady in Wim Wenders' "Million Dollar Hotel"; screened at the Berlin Film Festival; released theatrically in 2001
Resumed acting career with TV appearances in the late 1970s
Portrayed a retired CIA operative in the Lifetime movie "My Mother the Spy"
Primary association with Universal Studios ended
Received critical notice for her most prominent film role in over 50 years, playing the elder Rose in "Titanic"; earned a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination
Returned to feature film acting with a small role in "My Favorite Year"
Returned to films to act in "Enemy of Women"
Signed to movie contract after appearing on stage at the Pasadena Playhouse
Was absent from feature film work; worked occasionally as a stage actress in New York
Co-starred as Kate Capshaw's grandmother in "The Love Letter"
Received star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (September 27)
Worked foremost for Twentieth Century-Fox
Published her autobiography, <i>I Just Kept Hoping</i>
Final film appearance was in Wim Wenders' "Land of Plenty"
Appeared in the film "Here Comes the Navy"