Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas
The Oscar-nominated actress has appeared in numerous successful movies, including Valmont (1989), The American President (1994), Richard III (1995), and In Dreams (1999). She was nominated for an Academy Award for her work in The Grifters (1990) American Beauty (1999), and Being Julia (2004). She has also acted in the movies Bugsy (1991) and Love Affair (1994) opposite her husband (since 1992) Warren Beatty. She voiced the role of Abigail Adams in the PBS cartoon series Liberty's Kids (2002).