Began recurring guest-star role as Avery Brown, Murphy's mother, on hit sitcom "Murphy Brown"
Broadway stage debut (a bit part as a dancer) in Harold Clurman's revival of Eugene O'Neill's "Desire Under the Elms"
Last film, "Dying Young", starring her son Campbell Scott
Stage debut while a student in "The Royal Family" at the Carnegie Lyceum
Acted the roles of Gertrude in "Hamlet", Kate in "The Taming of the Shrew", Lady Macbeth and Cleopatra in Joseph Papp's Shakespeare in Central Park productions; acted several times opposite future husband George C. Scott
Directed Broadway play, "Ned and Jack"
Directed National Theater of the Deaf production of "All the Way Home"
Reprised "Moon" role on television
Family left Canada when Dewhurst was a child, moving first to Boston and later to Milwaukee
Last Broadway appearance, alternating roles in revivals of O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey Into Night" and "Ah, Wilderness!"; son Campbell Scott in cast
Screen acting debut in "The Nun's Story"
Served as president, Actors' Equity Association
Achieved greatest stage acclaim in the role of Josie Hogan in revival of O'Neill's "A Moon for the Misbegotten"
First major Broadway role in production of Albert Camus' "Caligula"
Resolved to become a pilot and later a journalist before considering an acting career
Starred in one-woman New York show, "My Gene", playing Eugene O'Neill's wife, Carlotta