Birthplace: Pasadena, California
This talented actress, who has endured more than her share of uninspired roles, first came to notice for her performance as a schizophrenic adolescent in I Never Promised You a Rose Garden (1977). She played a journalist in The Doors (1991) and was nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Apollo 13 (1995). She acted in the feature films A Civil Action (1998) and The Battle of Shaker Heights (2003) and had an ongoing television role in Family Law (1999–2002).
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