Award winning actress who appeared in the hit film American Graffiti in 1973 and reprised her role in the 1979 sequel, More American Graffiti.
She had her first on camera experience on the set of the 1972 film Fat City, which ignited a romantic relationship with Jeff Bridges that lasted several years.
She played Mary-Lou in the 1976 film The Man Who Fell to Earth, which featured David Bowie's debut lead role.
She married Marjoe Gortner and after their divorce, married Jeff Wald.
She appeared in the 2009 film The Informant! where she played Mrs. Whitacre, Matt Damon's character's mother.