German-born blonde who played roles in the iconic horror films Halloween and Carrie.
She lived in Germany, Morocco, Venezuela and Brussels while growing up.
She also acted in the comedies Stripes and Rock 'n' Roll High School.
She divorced from her third husband, Skip Holm, in 1998 after a 15-year union. The couple had two children, Sky and Ashley.
She was married to actor Dennis Quaid from 1978 to 1983.