Joined Phoenix Theatre Company in NYC and made Broadway debut in their production of "Love for Love"
Made Broadway musical debut as Mary Tudor in the Richard Rodgers-Sheldon Harnick show "Rex"
Made TV-movie debut in "Too Far to Go" (NBC)
Played lead role in the off-Broadway production of "The Singular Life of Albert Nobbs"
Co-starred with Ted Danson in ABC TV movie "Something About Amelia"
Returned to Broadway as co-star of Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing"; directed by Mike Nichols and co-starred Jeremy Irons; won first of three Tony Awards
Co-starred with William Hurt in the staging of the oratorio "Joan of Arc at the Stake" in NYC
Appeared on Broadway opposite Sam Waterston in "Benefactors"
Associate produced first project (a documentary; also narrated), "Do You Mean There Are Still Real Cowboys?" for PBS "American Experience" series
Cast opposite Jeremy Irons as Sunny von Bulow in "Reversal of Fortune"
Played Gertrude to Mel Gibson's "Hamlet"; directed by Franco Zeffirelli
Made cameo appearance as a male pirate in Steven Spielberg's "Hook"
Reprised the role of Sarah in the sequel "Skylark" (CBS)
Returned to the stage as Norma Desmond in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical version of "Sunset Boulevard"
Played Colonel Margarethe Cammermeyer, who disclosed her lesbianism in NBC's "Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story"; also executive produced
Had recurring role on "The SImpsons" as Homer's estranged mother Mona
Cast as First Lady to Jack Nicholson's President in "Mars Attacks!"
Portrayed Cruella de Vil in the live-action Disney film, "101 Dalmatians"
Starred as a mother whose son has returned home to die in the HBO movie "In the Gloaming"; directed by Christopher Reeve
Played the US Vice President coping with a hostage crisis involving the First Family in "Air Force One"
Starred as an eccentric Southerner in Robert Altman's "Cookie's Fortune"
Reprised role of Sarah in "Sarah, Plain and Tall: Winter's End," the third installment for CBS and "Hallmark Hall of Fame"
Reprised role of Cruella de Vil in "102 Dalmatians"
Portrayed Nelly Forbush in the small screen remake of "South Pacific" (ABC)
Produced and starred in the TNT original movie "Rachel Carson's Silent Spring"
Cast opposite Timothy Olyphant in "The Safety of Objects"; screened at Toronto Film Festival
Co-starred with Patrick Stewart in Showtime's remake of "A Lion in Winter," story by James Goldman
Guest starred as a potential Supreme Court justice on the NBC drama "The West Wing"
Cast opposite Nicole Kidman and Bette Midler in the remake of ''The Stepford Wives,'' Bryan Forbes' 1975 cult classic about upper-crust women being replaced by robots with sunny dispositions
Joined the cast of FX's "The Shield" in season four, playing the new captain of the Farmington precinct
Appeared in Rodrigo Garcia's "Nine Lives," an ensemble feature about nine short, loosely intertwining tales
Lent her voice to the animated feature, "Hoodwinked!"
Reprised role of Granny Puckett in "Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil"
Co-starred in drama "Low Down," about the relationship between a troubled jazz musician and his daughter
Had supporting role in Tim Blake Nelson's thriller "Anesthesia"