Had featured role in the Sundance-screened episodic film "Things You Can Tell Just By Looking at Her"; aired on Showtime in 2001
Made Off-Broadway debut reprising role in "Fool For Love"
Acted alongside Drew Barrymore in "Big Miracle," a drama centered on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle
Appeared in the period film "The Age of Adaline "
Appeared on a number of episodes of the series "Colony"
Featured in the independent drama "Lush Life" (Showtime)
First role as a TV series regular, "Picket Fences" (CBS); won three Emmy Awards playing the wife of the town sheriff in this quirky drama-comedy created by David E. Kelley
Had a memorable featured role as a flirty neighbor smitten with Johnny Depp in "Edward Scissorhands"
Received sixth career Emmy nomination for guest role of a controling mother on Fox's "Boston Public," created by David E. Kelley; joined cast as series regular during the 2001-02 season
Cast in the feature adatation of "The Jane Austen Book Club," as Bernadette a 67-years-young yoga enthusiast
Co-starred in the thriller "The Glass House"
Co-starred with Michael Keaton as a recovering drug addict in "Clean and Sober"
Featured in the HBO original film "The Image"
Had featured role as one of the nurses at the orphanage in Lasse Hallstrom's adaptation "The Cider House Rules"
Played the mother of a suicidal teen in the moving drama "Permanent Record"
Reteamed with director Michael Pressman as a single-minded social worker in the holiday drama "A Season for Miracles" (CBS)
Starred as a survivor of the Oklahoma City bombing who struggles to deal with her life after the tragedy in Lifetime's "Oklahoma City: A Survivor's Story"
Starred as a woman who employs a magic ring to make her ordinary life spectacular in the Showtime original children's movie "Ratz"
Was a supporting player in the comedy "Article 99" and the thriller "Jennifer 8"
Acted opposite Robert Duvall in "Assassination Tango"
Cast in the ensemble "Nine Lives"; Rodrigo García directs a series of vignettes, offering glimpses into the lives of nine women
Co-starred as a doomed prostitute in the feature "Street Smart"
Earned an Emmy nomination for a guest appearance on "Touched By an Angel" (CBS)
Featured on the ABC anthology series "Gun"
Featured in the HBO original TV-movie "Weapons of Mass Distraction"
Film acting debut in "The Right Stuff", starring Shepard and Harris
Played Gladys in the made for television movie "Door to Door"; received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a TV-movie
Reteamed with De Niro in "Mad Dog and Glory"
Returned to California
Starred in the fact-based TV-movie "Not in This Town" (USA Network) as a community activist working to lessen the influence of white supremecists
Starred in the NBC TV-movie "One Special Victory"
Successfully auditioned for the CalArts acting program; attended for one year and subsequently dropped out
Guest starred on episodes of "Amazing Stories" (NBC) and "Mariah" (ABC)
Had a recurring role on "The Practice" (ABC) as a woman accused of murdering a baby
Had early television credit as co-star in the fact-based TV-movie "Nobody's Child" (CBS)
Moved to Paris to study cooking at Le Cordon Bleu
Played the sister-in-law of a man mourning his wife's death in "To Gillian on her 37th Birthday"
Co-starred with Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson in "Last Chance Harvey"
Joined the cast of supernatural drama series "Medium" (NBC, CBS) in the recurring role of Marjorie Dubois
Cast in the action drama feature "Machine Gun Preacher," starring Gerard Butler
Played Jennifer Garner's mother in the coming-of-age romantic comedy "13 Going on 30"
Cast in the drama "Take Shelter" opposite Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain
First feature leading role, "My Sister's Keeper"
Played a widowed mother of two sons in the period drama "Inventing the Abbotts"
Starred with Robert De Niro as a spinster schoolteacher who puts her life on hold to watch over her troubled brother (Ed Harris) in the drama feature "Jacknife"
Featured in "Cold Mountain," which starred Nicole Kidman and Jude Law