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|Born:||April 16, 1954||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Bronx, New York, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Accepted into NY's High School of the Performing Arts at age 15
First stage role was "Irish Coffee" at the Ensemble Studio Theatre
Made her TV-movie debut in "We're Fighting Back" (CBS)
Landed breakout role in Barry Levinson's "Diner"
Appeared off-Broadway with Susan Sarandon in the original production of "Extremities"
Acted off-Broadway in "Eden Court"
First leading role in a feature, starring opposite Dennis Quaid in "The Big Easy"
First role with future husband Gabriel Byrne, "Siesta"
Acted in Walter Hill's "Johnny Handsome"
Starred as a femme fatale opposite with Al Pacino in "Sea of Love"
Cast as a man reincarnated in a woman's body in "Switch"
Re-teamed with Byrne for Mike Newell's "Into the West"
Co-starred with Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro in "This Boy's Life"
Portrayed Calamity Jane to Jeff Bridges' "Wild Bill"
Second collaboration with De Niro, "The Fan"
Appeared in third film with Byrne, Larry Bishop's "Mad Dog Time"
Won an Emmy for her work in the ABC TV-movie "Before Women Had Wings"
Portrayed the often-drunk mother of beauty pageant hopeful Kirsten Dunst, in "Drop Dead Gorgeous"
Appeared as Monica Keena's mother in "Crime + Punishment in Suburbia"
Appeared in the Spike Lee comedy "She Hate Me"
Played the mother of a teenaged girl forced by her parents to have an abortion in "Palindromes"
Cast as a book publisher in Bart Freundlich's "Trust the Man"
Joined the cast of Soderbergh's "Ocean's 13" as Pacino's right-hand woman
Appeared in the crime drama "Brooklyn's Finest," which starred Richard Gere, Don Cheadle, and Ethan Hawke
Co-starred in the ensemble drama thriller "Twelve," directed by Joel Schumacher
Won a Tony for her role in the Broadway revival of Larry Kramer's "The Normal Heart"
Co-starred in the ensemble family drama "Another Happy Day"; also produced
Cast as the homophobic and racist grandmother on comedy series "The New Normal" (Fox)
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