First received top billing in a TV-movie, "Death of a Centerfold: The Dorothy Stratten Story"
First TV variety special appearance, "Circus of the Stars"
Played Hannah Miller on the ABC sitcom, "Anything But Love," co-starring opposite Richard Lewis
Was profiled for an installment of "Biography" on A&E
Starred as Heidi Holland in the TNT Screenworks presentation of Wendy Wasserstein's "The Heidi Chronicles"
Starred opposite Tim Allen in the comedy "Christmas with the Kranks"
Co-hosted (along with Dennis Miller and Jerry Seinfeld) the 43rd annual Emmy Awards ceremony
Did a guest shot on two episodes of ABC's "The Drew Carey Show" as Soux, a free-spirited hairdresser
Once again played Laurie Strode in "Halloween Resurrected"
Reprised role of Laurie Strode in "Halloween II"
Co-starred in the comedy "Drowning Mona"
First TV-movie, "She's in the Army Now"
Reprised the role of Shelly, now married to Aykroyd's character, for "My Girl 2"
Unsuccessfully tried out for the title role of Wendy Wasserstein's "The Heidi Chronicles" on the NYC stage; lost role to Joan Allen (date approximate)
Played Aunt Viv in "Beverly Hills Chihuahua"
Played a supporting role in the romantic comedy "You Again"
Appeared in the thriller "The Pages"
Appeared in the comedy "Senior Entourage"
Made her film-acting debut in John Carpenter's "Halloween"; her performance as Laurie Strode established her reputation as a 'Scream Queen'
Made TV debut with guest appearances on "Columbo", "The Love Boat" and "The Nancy Drew Mysteries"
Re-teamed with Aykroyd for "My Girl"; played Shelly, a hippie love interest hired to apply makeup to cadavers and provide female guidance for Aykroyd's on-screen daughter
Received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Starred as the mother in the family feature "Freaky Friday"; earned a golden globe nomination for best actress in a musical or comedy
TV series debut as Lt. Barbara Duran in the ABC sitcom, "Operation Petticoat"
Made TV directing debut with the episode "Call of the Mild" of the series, "Anything But Love" (episode aired January 8, 1992)
Made her publishing debut with the children's book <i>When I Was Little: A Four-Year Old's Memoir of Her Youth</i>
Was considering majoring in drama in college but left after a semester, wanting to get practical experience right away; put under contract by Universal
Again reprised her most famous role of Laurie in the sequel "Halloween H2O"
Had her breakthrough feature comedy role in John Landis' "Trading Places" starring Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd; first collaboration with Aykroyd; established her reputation as a screen sexpot
Co-starred opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger in James Cameron's "True Lies"
Voiced Ryoko in the English-language dub of Goro Miyazaki's Studio Ghibli period drama "From Up on Poppy Hill"
Had a recurring guest role on "NCIS"
Had a recurring role as Jess and Abby's mom on "New Girl"
Starred on the horror series "Scream Queens"
Reprised role of Laurie Strode, supposedly for the final time, in David Gordon Green's "Halloween"