Cloquet High School
University of Minnesota
Played Joan Crawford on the series "Feud"
Appeared in the thriller "In Secret"
Cast in lead role as Sister Mary Jude on "American Horror Story: Asylum" (FX)
Featured opposite Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum in romantic drama "The Vow"
Co-starred with Dylan McDermott and Connie Britton on FX thriller "American Horror Story"
Portrayed Edith Ewing Bouvier 'Big Edie,' opposite Drew Barrymore as 'Little Edie,' in HBO "Grey Gardens"; earned Golden Globe and SAG nominations for Best Actress in a TV Movie
Co-starred with Joan Allen and Kathy Bates in the drama "Bonneville"
Cast in Wim Wenders' neo-Western "Don't Come Knocking," written by and starring Sam Shepard
Cast as an ex-flame of Bill Murray's in Jim Jarmusch's "Broken Flowers"
Portrayed Amanda Wingfield in Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" on Broadway
Played wife to Albert Finney in "Big Fish"
Portrayed the heroine's mother in the film version of "Prozac Nation"
Joined an ensemble cast for the feature "Masked and Anonymous"
Co-starred in the HBO movie "Normal"; received Emmy and Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress in a Television Movie
Returned to the London stage to star as Mary Tyrone in "Long Day's Journey Into Night"
Tackled first Shakespearean role as Tamora opposite Anthony Hopkins in "Titus," Julie Taymor's feature directorial debut
Played title role in film version of Balzac's "Cousin Bette"
Made London stage debut as Blanche in "A Streetcar Named Desire"
Played wife to Liam Neeson's "Rob Roy"
Reprised Blanche DuBois for small screen adaptation of "A Streetcar Named Desire" (CBS)
Won second Oscar as Best Actress for her performance in "Blue Sky"
Played lead role of Alexandra Bergson in the CBS adaptation of Willa Cather's "O Pioneers!"
Broadway debut as Blanche DuBois in "A Streetcar Named Desire"
Starred opposite De Niro in "Night and the City"
Teamed with Nick Nolte and Robert De Niro for Martin Scorsese's remake of "Cape Fear"
Garnered a Best Actress Oscar nod for her performance as a lawyer defending her father against charges he was a Nazi collaborator in "The Music Box"
Starred in "Far North"; directed by off-screen companion Sam Shepard
Received a Best Actress Academy Award nomination for her portrayal of country singer Patsy Cline in "Sweet Dreams"
TV acting debut as Maggie in the Showtime production of Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof"
First film as co-producer, "Country"; earned second Best Actress Oscar nomination
Became first actress since 1942 to be nominated for two Oscars in the same year; nominated for Best Actress for "Frances" and Best Supporting Actress for "Tootsie"; won the latter award
Delivered a sizzle turn as the unfaithful wife Cora opposite Jack Nicholson in the remake of "The Postman Always Rings Twice"
Theater debut in summer stock production of "Angel on My Shoulder" in North Carolina
Cast as the Angel of Death in Bob Fosse's autobiographical "All That Jazz"
Made her film debut in "King Kong"
Signed seven-year contract with Dino De Laurentiis
Moved with family 12 times before she was a senior in high school .
Embarked upon travels through North and South America and Europe with first husband, photographer Paco Grande throughout the late-'60s.
Spent two years in Paris where she studied mime under Marcel Marceau's teacher, Etienne Decroux.
Joined Ellie Klein Theatre Group when she first settled in New York.