- Played Jan in both the national tour and original Broadway productions of Grease.
- Is an activist for the Spondylitis Association of America and the National Theater Workshop for the Handicapped.
- Penned a memoir, Taken to the Stage: The Education of an Actress, in 1996.
- Was alumna-in-residence at her alma mater of Smith College in 2000.
- Campaigned for 2004 presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich.
- Has acted as Advisory Board Chair for the organization Progressive Democrats of America since 2004.
- 2014, Critics' Choice Television Awards — Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- Lawrence Edwin Dilg — Husband
- Mary Jacinta Dilg — Daughter
- Daniel Gerald Kennedy — Father
- Nancy Helen Kennedy — Mother
- John Francisco Dilg — Son
- Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, United States (1970)