Heather Matarazzo, Age, Height, Family, Career, Bio

Heather Matarazzo is an Actress, Director and a Producer. She is known for her roles in The Princess Diaries (year 2001, as Lilly Moscovitz), The Devil’s Advocate (year 1997, as Barbara), Hostel: Part II (year 2007, as Lorna), and Welcome to the Dollhouse (year 1995, as Dawn Wiener).

The upcoming projects of Heather Matarazzo are The Zombie Wedding (as Sue Wee) and You’re Not Supposed to Be Here (year 2023, as Carla).

Early life

Heather Matarazzo was born on 10th of November 1982 and her place of birth is Long Island, Oyster Bay, New York, USA. The current age of Heather is 40 years and her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Her complete birth name is Heather Christina Marie Matarazzo and she is also known by the name Heather Amy Matarazzo.

The name of her mother is Camille Matarazzo and the name of her father is Ray Matarazzo. The name of her sibling is Mark Matarazzo. Her mother is a homemaker and her father used to be a data processor.

Heather was adopted by Ray and Camille Matarazzo (American/Italian couple). In reality, this actress is an Irish descendant and her biological father is from County Mayo, Ireland.

Heather Matarazzo married Heather Turman (comedian) in the year 2018. She doesn’t have any children.

Heather studied at Long Island High School for the Arts and Oyster Bay High School. She has attended BOCES Cultural Arts Center for Musical Theatre.

Careers and success

Heather Matarazzo started her acting career from a TV series named “The Adventures of Pete and Pete” (year 1993, 2 episodes, as Natasha). Her debut movie is “Welcome to the Dollhouse” (year 1995, as Dawn Wiener) and when this movie was shot, she was just 11 years old.

Heather Matarazzo is popular for her roles in Townies (year 1996, as Bethany), Hurricane Streets (year 1997, as Ashley), ER (year 1997, as Alyssa Gunther), Roseanne (year 1997, as Heather), The Princess Diaries (year 2001, as Lilly Moscovitz), and Scream 3 (year 2000, as Martha Meeks).

Heather appeared on the cover page of Cineaste Magazine in the year 1996. She has also appeared in Sheryl Crow’s and Nada Surf’s music videos

Apart from being an actress, Heather Matarazzo is a producer and a director. She is the director of a short film named “The Avant-Gardener” (year 2017). She is the producer of Magnus (year 2011) and Are You Afraid of the ‘90s (year 2016, short film).

Heather Matarazzo has won several awards. Some of them are like the Best Debut Performance Award for Welcome to the Dollhouse (year 1997), Best Experimental Short Award for The Avant-Gardener (year 2017), Best Supporting Actress Award for Smothered by Mothers (year 2017), and Best Producer Award for The Avant-Gardener (year 2019). Apart from these, Heather has won several other awards. In total she has 8 wins and 12 nominations to her credit.

Heather Matarazzo has been a part of popular TV shows like Strangers with Candy, The L Word, Greys Anatomy, Law and Order, and Roseanne.

Heather began acting when she was just 6 years old and this was the time she met her first talent manager.

Interesting facts

Heather Matarazzo’s height is 5 “4, she has blue eyes and dark brown hair. Some people have a misconception in mind that Heather is the mother of Gaten Matarazzo. However, the reality is not so.

Heather and Anne Hathaway are really good friends. This actress has been a keynote speaker for some of the very important foundations in the US.

In the past, media reports revealed that Heather Matarazzo is a lesbian. This actress was once engaged to Caroline Murphy, but later on, they decided to split amicably.

Heather Matarazzo’s luck favored her a lot. On 11th September 2001, she was about to attend a meeting on the 15th floor of the World Trade Center, but didn’t attend this meeting because she overslept.

Heather Matarazzo is active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has a dedicated website as well (https://heather-matarazzo.com).

This actress often comes forward for philanthropic causes.

Heather Matarazzo, Age, Height, Family, Career, Bio

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