Appeared in a 1973 Smokey the Bear public-service announcement.
Cold-called casting director Joyce Selznick in 1973 and got a reading for a film that turned out to be The Laughing Policeman; she got the part.
Was set to star in 1975's The Stepford Wives, but was replaced by Paula Prentiss after two weeks of shooting.
Had the title role in the 1975 TV-adventure Wonder Woman until director Jack Arnold insisted on handing the part to Lynda Carter.
Voiced Insp. Maggie Sawyer in the WB's Superman: The Animated Series and the 2002 video game Superman: Shadow of Apokolips.
For the 2007 25th anniversary re-release of Blade Runner: Final Cut, her head was digitally transposed onto that of a stunt performer who had shot the scenes in the original.
Thirty years after the release of Blade Runner, she teamed with producer-director Tamela D'Amico to shoot a scene of her replicant character Zhora doing an exotic dance with a snake. The scene had originally been choreographed and rehearsed for the 1982 sci-fi film, but was never shot.
An animal activist, she supports Last Chance for Animals.
2006, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series: Nominee
1984, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Winner
2005, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: Nominee
1984, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
Virginia Caskey — Mother
Naomi Kobrin — Daughter
Joseph A. Caskey — Father
Daniel Kobrin — Son
Kennard C. Kobrin — Ex-husband
Ridley Scott — Ex-significant Other
Adele Hessler — Sister
Attended Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, United States