Heather Matarazzo

Heather Matarazzo

Actor Bio

Heather Christina Marie Matarazzo is an American actress. Matarazzo was born on Long Island and raised there in the town of Oyster Bay, New York, the daughter of Camille, a homemaker, and Ray Matarazzo, a data processing manager for a bakery chain. Matarazzo is of Irish descent; their biological father was Pat Corley from Knock, Ireland. She was adopted and raised by the Matarazzos, a Catholic Italian-American family.

Matarazzo began acting at the age of six; after commandeering the microphone at an AIDS benefit for children, they were given the card of a talent manager, with whom she remained for 10 years.

Their breakthrough role was Dawn Wiener, a dorky girl in the film Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995). She played Lilly in The Princess Diaries (2001) and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004). Her other movies include The Devil’s Advocate (1997), Scream 3 (2000), Sorority Boys (2002), Saved! (2004), and Hostel: Part 2 (2007).

On January 11, 2018, Matarazzo proposed to her girlfriend, comedian and writer Heather Turman, and the two were married on November 11, 2018.

Actor Information

  • Born: November 10, 1982
  • Age: 40 years old

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This page was last edited on March 24th, 2022.
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