He frequently changed jobs and made the family move a total of 40 times.
Radio programming, childhood books and weekend trips to the drive-in introduced her to the magical world of movies.
Her mother, Naomi, is a freelance book agent.
She lived in Baltimore and Boston before returning to her birthplace to study drama at New York University.
She later attended Eastern Illinois University but she never really took the idea of a career in acting seriously until persuaded by an.