At age four, moved with family to Chicago where her father managed the Second City for years
Lived with family on an artists' commune in Front Royal, VA
Hitchhiked across the country to San Francisco, CA at age 15 with three other teens
Worked at Renaissance and Dickens fairs in San Francisco
Professional stage debut, "Metamorphosis" at the Story Theatre in Los Angeles
TV-movie debut, "Having Babies II" (ABC)
Miniseries debut, starred opposite Bette Davis in "The Dark Secret of Harvest Home" (NBC)
Made feature acting debut with a bit part as a commune girl in "More American Graffiti"
TV debut as a regular, playing a daughter of Shirley Jones on the NBC hour-long comedy-drama series "Shirley"
Written about in the popular song "Rosanna," released by the group Toto
Received enthusuastic notices as Tommy Lee Jones' girlfriend in NBC's "The Executioner's Song"; also released theatrically
First starring role in a feature film, John Sayles' "Baby, It's You"
Delivered breakthrough performance co-starring opposite Madonna in Susan Seidelman's "Desperately Seeking Susan"
Co-starred as young artist opposite shambling master painter Nick Nolte in Martin Scorsese's "Life Lessons" segment of "New York Stories"
Delivered a 'piercing' performance in Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction"
Played a kinky car accident victim in David Cronenberg's controversial "Crash"
Co-starred with Joe Pesci and Danny Glover in the comedy "Gone Fishin'"
Cast in Vincent Gallo's "Buffalo '66"
Cast in a small role opposite Sandra Bullock in "Hope Floats"
Starred opposite Melissa Gilbert in the TV movie "Switched at Birth" (CBS)
Played Matthew Perry's hateful wife in "The Whole Nine Yards"
Starred opposite Nastassja Kinski in "Diary of a Sex Addict"
Feature directing debut, the critically acclaimed documentary "Searching For Debra Winger"
Guest starred on "Will & Grace" (NBC) as Grace's neighbor Julie
Made recurring appearance as married socialite Sherry on Showtime's "The L Word"
Helmed the musical documentary "All We Are Saying," a compelling and personal look at what makes musicians tick
Played Nicole 'Nic' Varzi in the drama "What About Brian" from creator J.J. Abrams
Played supporting role in the Lifetime romantic drama "Northern Lights"
Cast alongside Jane Fonda and Catherine Keener in the comedy-drama "Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding"