Actress, screenwriter, and director who gained recognition for her role in the film Cape Fear. Her long list of credits include The Californians, Otis, Six Feet Under, and Ugly Betty.
Her job as a publicist in New York led to her first acting gig.
She received an award at the Aspen Film Festival for her comedy short, The Perfect Woman.
She was married to Jonathan Axelrod from 1998 until 2001. Her grandfather is actor Melyvn Douglas.
She was romantically involved with director Martin Scorsese from 1989 to 1997.