Tony Award-winning stage actress who earned an Oscar nomination for her supporting role in Breaking Away.
She had her first acting role in 1995 on an episode of the television series Ponds Theater.
She authored the young adult novels, Lone Star and Adam Zigzag.
She got married to Jay Harnick in July 1964; the couple had a son named Aaron and a daughter named Jane.
She did voice acting with James Woods in the 1997 animated family film Hercules.