Worked as cartoonist with Hanna-Barbera Studios drawing puffs of smoke in the background of "The Flintstones", among other cartoons
Performed with rock band Elephant
Discovered by Gower Champion who cast her in "Rockabye, Hamlet" for small Canadian repertory company
Broadway debut as Ophelia in "Rockabye, Hamlet"
TV debut in NBC miniseries "Captains and the Kings"
Screen acting debut in "The Sentinel" (shot after "Annie Hall", in which D'Angelo also appeared, but released earlier in the year)
Played Patsy Cline in Michael Apted's "Coal Miner's Daughter"; did her own vocals to Cline's songs in movie
First of three movies with director John Schlesinger, "Honky Tonk Freeway"
Portrayed Ellen Griswold opposite Chevy Chase's Clark Griswold in "National Lampoon's Vacation", the first of four "Vacation" movies with Chase
Portrayed Stella in ABC TV remake of Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire", starring Ann-Margret and Treat Williams
Acted in John Cassavetes' "Big Trouble"
Sang eight songs for soundtrack and acted in "Daddy's Dyin' . . . Who's Got the Will?"
Played mysterious woman in Neil Jordan's "The Miracle"
Starred opposite Ed Harris in Off-Broadway production of Sam Shepard's "Simpatico"
Portrayed Kitty Menendez in miniseries "Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills" (CBS)
Picked up associate producer credit for "Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly Hills" (also starred)
Reprised Ellen Griswold role for fourth vacation movie with Chase, "Vegas Vacation"; sang "Lovin' You"
Appeared in Tony Kaye's "American History X"
Played recurring role as a predatory film producer in the Showtime comedy series "Rude Awakening"
Co-starred opposite Donal McCann in "Illuminata", playing husband and wife theater managers at the turn of the 20th Century
Delivered a delicious cameo as a wealthy former call girl in "Sugar Town"
Co-starred with Kyra Sedgwick in the short-lived ABC sitcom "Talk to Me"
Guest-starred on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
Joined the hit HBO series "Entourage,' playing the role of agent Barbara 'Babs' Miller