She narrated Julius and Friends: Yeti, Set, Go!, a short that premiered on television.
Has played atleast two critical mother roles. One as Judy Geller, Ross and Monica's mother, on NBC's "Friends". And the other as Illeana Douglas's mother, Mrs. Buxton, in the movie Grace of My Heart.
In 1996 she was excited about playing the role of "Mrs. Montague" in Baz Luhrmann's updated version of "William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet".
In 1989, she narrated a TBS special, "Abortion:For Survival"
She recieved four Emmy nominations for her co-starring role as Nurse Helen Rosenthal on "St. Elsewhere".
She has a son, Oliver, and a daughter, Rebecca.