Though she never became a household name, Annie Corley appeared in smaller supporting roles in some of the most prestigious films of the 1990s and 2000s. After graduating from DePauw University in Indiana, Corley landed a small part in Spike Lee's 1992 biopic, "Malcolm X". She spent the rest of the 1990s bouncing back and forth from notable hit TV shows such as the legal drama "L.A. Law" and the mystery series "Murder, She Wrote" to increasingly prestigious Hollywood awards contenders, including Clint Eastwood's adaptation of "The Bridges of Madison County", where she portrayed Meryl Streep's daughter. She also had a small role in the Oscar-winning adaptation of John Irving's novel "The Cider House Rules" in 1999. Further film work followed into the next decade, when she continued to appear in small parts in a number of Oscar-nominated films, including the horse-racing story "Seabiscuit", the fragmented thriller "21 Grams", and the serial-killer drama "Monster". All the while she still maintained her successful television career, landing one-off roles in procedural TV dramas such as "Law & Order".