Worked briefly as part-time waitress in Boston, Massachusetts.
Chose to remain uncredited in her role as the voice of "Aria" in Eagle Eye (2008).
Chosen as one of People Magazine's "50 Most Beautiful" list.
In an interview for Inside the Actors Studio: Julianne Moore (2002), she stated that Ralph Fiennes is her favorite leading man. They portrayed lovers in The End of the Affair (1999).
She is one of the elite ten thespians to have been nominated for both a Supporting and a Lead Acting Academy Award in the same year. In 2003, she was nominated for a Supporting Oscar for her role in The Hours (2002), and in the Lead category for her role in Far from Heaven (2002). The other nine are Fay Bainter, Teresa Wright, Barry Fitzgerald (he has been nominated in both categories for the same role in the same movie), Jessica Lange, Al Pacino, Sigourney Weaver, Emma Thompson, Holly Hunter, Cate Blanchett and Jamie Foxx.