1947 – Born on March 19th in Greenwich, Connecticut.
1954 – When she was 7, the family joined a cult called Moral Re-Armament, which seeks to improve human society by providing dogmatic guidelines for better human behavior.
1969 – Married to Cabot Wade.
1974 – She studied drama at the College of William and Mary, and made her Broadway debut in a production of Love for Love.
1980 – She was also nominated as Best Featured Actress (Musical) for "Barnum".
1982 – Her film debut came, as Robin Williams’ arch-feminist mother in The World According to Garp.
1984 – Married to James Marlas.
– Has won three Tony Awards: twice as Best Actress (Play), for Tom Stoppard’s "The Real Thing" and for "Death and the Maiden", and once as Best Actress (Musical), for "Sunset Boulevard", playing Norma Desmond, a role originally created by Gloria Swanson in Billy Wilder’s film, Sunset Blvd.
1987 – Was the fourth choice to play the role of Alex in Fatal Attraction. The first choices were Debra Winger, Barbara Hershey, and Miranda Richardson.
1994 – Chosen by Andrew Lloyd Webber to replace Patti LuPone in ‘Sunset Boulevard’ before its arrival on Broadway.
1995 – She became engaged to Steve Beers.
2005 – Appeared in the television series as Captain Monica Rawling in The Shield.
– Starred in the films The Chumscrubber, Nine Lives, and Heights.