She made her feature film debut in Norman Mailer's "Maidstone" (1970).
She co-wrote and co-starred in "The Second Hottest Show In Town," an improvisational revue in which all the actors and actresses appeared totally nude on-stage, with playwright Jonathan Stuart. Her first major film role was in Ken Russell's bio-pic "Valentino" (1977), in which she had a sex scene with star Rudolph Nureyev that featured full-frontal nudity.
Graduate of New Trier High School, Winnetka, Illinois. Other New Trier graduates include Ralph Bellamy, Charlton Heston, Rock Hudson, Hugh O'Brien, Ann-Margret, Bruce Dern, Virginia Madsen, Adam Baldwin and Liz Phair