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Born: May 21, 1974 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Point Reyes, California, USA Profession: Cast ...
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1983:
Moved to Vancouver with her mother when she was nine years old
1983:
First acting role, "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" (ABC)
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At eleven years old, moved with her mother to London, where she attended various prestigious ballet and acting schools
1985:
Feature acting debut as Dorothy in "Return to Oz"
1987:
Played Barbara (at age 12) in the NBC TV-movie "Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story"
1989:
Portrayed a 14-year-old girl entangled in an arranged marriage to a man 30 years her senior in "Valmont"; co-starred with Jeffrey Jones, Annette Bening and Colin Firth; based on the French novel <i>Les Liaisons Dangereuses</i>
1992:
Received critical acclaim for her performance in the Lifetime movie "Shame"
1992:
Co-starred in Allison Anders' "Gas Food Lodging," as the idealistic younger daughter of a truck-stop waitress (played by Brooke Adams)
1993:
Acted the real-life part of Caril Ann Fugate in the ABC miniseries "Murder in the Heartland"
1994:
Shined as Harvey Keitel's older daughter in "Imaginary Crimes"
1995:
Played a prostitute in "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead" opposite Andy Garcia and Steve Buscemi
1996:
Experimented with witchcraft in the supernatural thriller "The Craft"
1996:
Portrayed Marlon Brando's daughter in "The Island of Dr. Moreau"; met future romantic interest, David Thewlis
1997:
Co-starred in "American Perfekt" with Robert Forster, Amanda Plummer, Paul Sorvino and Thewlis
1998:
Acted as a neo-Nazi opposite Edward Norton in Tony Kaye's "American History X"
2000:
Had supporting role as a sort of groupie, or 'band-aid' in Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous"
2002:
Co-starred in the drama feature "Personal Velocity"
2006:
Co-starred in Wim Wenders' neo-Western "Don't Come Knocking" with Sam Shepard
2008:
Cast opposite Frances Conroy in the comedy "Humboldt County" about a community of counterculture pot farmers
2009:
Co-starred with Nicolas Cage in Werner Herzog's "Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans"

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