Granddaughter of newspaper pioneer William Randolph Hearst who was kidnapped into a life of crime by the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA). They were responsible for murders and robberies, among others. She later had acting roles in TV series such as Veronica Mars, Boston Common, and Frasier.
She became childhood friends with Patricia Tobin, whose family's bank, Hibernia, she would later aid in robbing. She was kidnapped at 19.
She is one of the first people to openly suffer from Stockholm Syndrome. She penned the memoir Every Secret Thing.
She was married to Bernard Shaw 1979 until his death in 2013. She has two daughters named Lydia and Gillian.
She was kidnapped into a life of crime, while Bonnie Parker went on a crime spree with her boyfriend.