Award nominated actress who became known for her roles in the 1985 film St. Elmo's Fire, the 1994 film The War, and the 1995 film Georgia.
Her interest in acting was sparked after seeing an interview of Kym Karath.
She won an Emmy Award for her performance in the 1980 film Amber Waves.
She married her third husband Jason Trucco in 2008 and she has a total of five kids. They later divorced. In 2021, she married her long-time friend and co-star Anthony Edwards.
She was nominated for an Emmy Award for her work in the 2012 film Hatfields & McCoys, which starred Kevin Costner.