Won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Lynn Bracken in the 1997 film L.A. Confidential. She has also starred in such films as Batman, The Natural, Never Say Never Again, 8 Mile and Cellular.
She studied ballet for over ten years. She worked as a cover girl for five years before debuting in Charlie's Angels.
She provided her voice for a 1998 episode of The Simpsons entitled "When You Dish Upon a Star."
She played a leading role in Batman alongside Jack Nicholson.