She was also a favorite in 1980s teen movies.
Virginia Madsen was a big star in the 1980s but had lost traction since the 1990s.
She has made many films like I Know a Woman Like That and Fighting Gravity.
Nonetheless, the role had gotten her foot in the door and led to her gigs in Electric Dreams and Dune.
She is mostly known for her role as Helen Lyle in the horror movie Candyman and her performance as Maya in the film Sideways.
She soon moved to Los Angeles.