Appeared in writer-director Roger Avary's adaptation of Brett Easton Ellis' novel "The Rules of Attraction" starring James Van Der Beek and Shannyn Sossamon
Cast alongside Gene Hackman and Chris O'Donnell in the film adaptation of author John Grisham's "The Chamber"
Co-starred alongside Mark Wahlberg and Charlize Theron on "The Yards"
Made last Broadway appearance to date in the short-lived "The Curse of an Aching Heart"
Made TV acting debut in episode of "The Trials of O'Brien" (CBS)
Played Joan Crawford in the camp classic "Mommie Dearest"
Starred as Blanche du Bois in the 25th anniversary production of "A Streetcar Named Desire" in L.A.
Sued Andrew Lloyd Webber over his claims that she could not sing or act the part of Norma Desmond in the musical version of "Sunset Boulevard"; suit settled out of court for an undisclosed sum
Cameoed as herself in director Henry Jaglom's "Festival in Cannes"
Cameoed in the remake of her 1968 film "The Thomas Crown Affair"
First New York stage success in "Hogan's Goat" at the American Place Theater
Played 1920s evangelist Aimee Semple MacPherson in the NBC TV-movie "The Disappearance of Aimee"
Played the Duchess of Windsor in the TV-movie "The Woman I Love" (ABC)
Starred in the TV adaptation of "After the Fall" (NBC)
Turned down a Fulbright scholarship (to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) for a role in the Broadway show "A Man For All Seasons"
Appeared as Maria Callas in national tour of Terrence McNally's stage play "Master Class"; became embroiled in a lawsuit over the film rights to the play
Appeared in Kevin Spacey's directorial debut "Albino Alligator"
Breakthrough screen role, as Bonnie Parker in "Bonnie and Clyde"; earned first Oscar nomination as Best Actress
Joined American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA); made Broadway debut in "A Man for All Seasons"
Received star number 2074 on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (October)
Reprised stage role in PBS production of "Hogan's Goat"
Starred in and produced well-received TV-movie "Cold Sassy Tree" (TNT)
Starred in the Los Angeles stage version of Harold Pinter's "Old Times"
Was understudy in ANTA production of Arthur Miller's "After the Fall"
Won Best Actress Oscar for her turn as a ruthless TV executive in Sidney Lumet's "Network"
Appeared as Yolanda of Aragon in director Luc Besson's Joan of Arc epic "The Messenger"
Co-starred with Jack Nicholson in Roman Polanski's noir drama "Chinatown"; earned second Best Actress Oscar nomination
First screen role in "The Happening"; film, however, was released after "Hurry Sundown"
London stage debut, "Circe and Bravo"
Made TV series debut in the sitcom, "It Had to Be You" (CBS), opposite Robert Urich
Returned to the USA after her divorce (date approximate)
Won praise for her performance opposite Mickey Rourke in "Barfly"