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Born: June 19, 1954 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Springfield, Missouri, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1977:
Moved to NYC; within a month landed an agent; within four months had a part in an Off-Broadway play, "Mr T"
1977:
TV debut on the NBC soap opera "The Doctors" as Nola Dancy Aldrich, a poor girl who married well
1978:
Broadway debut in "Gemini"
1982:
Acted opposite Steve Martin in the comedy "The Man with Two Brains"
1983:
Portrayed a business woman turned prostitute in Ken Russell's "Crimes of Passion"
1985:
Played hit-woman to Jack Nicholson's hit-man in John Huston's "Prizzi's Honor"
1985:
Re-teamed with Douglas and DeVito to reprise Joan Wilder in the sequel "The Jewel of the Nile"
1987:
Returned to the theater in title role of "Camille" at the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven, Connecticut
1987:
Narrated the documentary compilation, "Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam"
1988:
Re-teamed with Hurt and Kasdan for "The Accidental Tourist"
1989:
Third film with Douglas and DeVito, the black comedy "The War of the Roses"; helmed by DeVito
1990:
Returned to the Broadway stage as Maggie in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"; received a Best Actress Tony nomination; also hosted the annual telecast of the Tony Awards
1991:
Portrayed the title role of private investigator "V.I. Warshawski"
1994:
Directorial debut with the 30-minute Showtime film "Leslie's Folly" (for the series "Directed By")
1995:
Made TV-movie debut in "Friends at Last" (CBS)
1995:
Co-starred in the Broadway production of "Indiscretions"; was only cast member of five not nominated for a Tony Award
1996:
Had supporting role in "Moonlight Over Valentino"
1997:
Made London stage debut in "Our Betters"
1998:
Appeared as TV anchorwoman Brenda Whitlass in TNT's satirical "Legalese"
1999:
Played the comic villain in "Baby Geniuses"
2000:
Returned to London, making her West End debut as Mrs. Robinson in a stage version of "The Graduate"; reprised role in Broadway production in 2002
2006:
Voiced a creepy-looking house in the animated feature "Monster House"
2009:
Joined the cast of Showtime's "Californication" as Charlie Runkle's (Evan Handler) sexually hyperactive boss
2010:
Cast in the role of Sister Jamison Connelly in Matthew Lombardo¿s drama "High" at Hartford TheaterWorks; production transferred to Broadway in 2011

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