Has been nominated four times for Tony Awards: as Best Actress (Play), in 1983 for "Plenty," in 1984 for a revival of Eugene O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten," and in 1989 for "Spoils of War;" and as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play), in 1988 for "Serious Money." Twice, she has been a consecutive nominee two years in a row (1983 and 1984, 1988 and 1989). She has yet to win.
Lives in Manhattan's fabled West Side apartment building The Apthorp, whose residents include Cyndi Lauper, Rosie O'Donnell, Lena Horne, Conan O'Brien and Steve Kroft.
Son (b. 1994)
Won the prestigious London Evening Standard Best Actress Award for her stage performance in 'Plenty', for which she was also Tony nominated.
She portrayed Nick Nolte's mother in The Prince of Tides (1991), but in real life she is actually nine years younger than he is.