Actress known for her roles in the films The Outsiders, Under the Tuscan Sun, The Perfect Storm and Man of Steel. Her performance in the 2002 drama Unfaithful earned her Best Actress nominations at the Academy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards and Golden Globe Awards. She provides the voice for the mother in the 2015 Disney feature Inside Out.
She began acting professionally at the age of six at an experimental theater club in New York City.
She made her big screen debut in the 1979 film A Little Romance.
She married Christopher Lambert in 1988. The couple had a daughter named Eleanor in 1993 and divorced the following year. She was also married to actor Josh Brolin for eight years before they divorced in 2013.