Starred as Connie Corleone in The Godfather and also played Sylvester Stallone's on-screen girlfriend Adrian in Rocky. She played Nurse Cora in The Dunwich Horror and portrayed Mrs. Silver in I Heart Huckabees.
She made her film debut in the 1968 film, The Wild Racers.
She married David Shire in 1970, and the couple had a son named Matthew before divorcing in 1978. She then married Jack Schwartzman and welcomed three more sons: Jon, Robert and Jason, who became a successful actor in his own right.