Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
After parents' divorce, moved to London with mother and brother
Enrolled in drama school at age nine
Feature debut in the UK/US co-production, "The Battle of the Villa Fiorita"
Cast opposite Vanessa Redgrave for a two-year West London run in "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie"
Launched to international stardom as Juliet in Franco Zeffirelli's "Romeo and Juliet"
Made musical debut in the American production "Lost Horizon"
TV miniseries debut, played the Virgin Mary in Zeffirelli's "Jesus of Nazareth" (NBC)
Had title role in "The Thirteenth Day: The Story of Esther" (ABC)
Appeared in the Japanese feature, "Virus/Fukkatsu no hi"
Portrayed the exotic Rebecca in "Ivanhoe" (CBS)
Episodic TV debut, "Sing a Song of Murder", a guest spot on CBS' "Murder, She Wrote"
Approved by the Vatican to appear in "The Jeweller's Shop/La Boutique de l'orfevre", adapted from the play penned by Karol Wojtyla--a.k.a. Pope John Paul II
Played Mrs. Bates in "Psycho IV: The Beginning" (Showtime)
Acted in the little-seen "Save Me"
Appeared in the CBS movie "Dead Man's Island"
Had featured role in the movie "The Gardener"
Played a therapist in the direct-to-cable film "Shame, Shame, Shame" (The Movie Channel)
Cast as Mother Theresa in the biopic "Theresa" (lensed 2002); had received the nun's blessing to play her as well as the blessing of Pope John Paul II