Oscar-nominated actress who appeared in independent films Being John Malkovich and Capote.
She enrolled in her first theater course because she was unable to get into a photography course.
Her first job out of college was as a manager at a New York City McDonalds.
Married Dermot Mulroney in 1990; the couple divorced in 2007.
In a well-regarded performance, she played the author Harper Lee in Capote.