She gained popularity for her part within the 1980 film Out of nowhere and appeared in Boardwalk. She began her career within the entertainment market when she got employment because the narrator of 1978’s Times of Heaven. She made an appearance alongside the business lead personality, Solomon (performed by Jacob Reynolds), within the 1997 film Gummo. She wedded Bobby Guthrie in 1985. She and Ruth Gordon made an appearance within the 1979 film Boardwalk.