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Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio made her screen debut in Martin Scorsese's The King of Comedy and followed that with the role of Al Pacino's sister in Scarface. Scorsese later cast her to star opposite Tom Cruise and Paul Newman in The Color of Money, which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in 1986.

Mastrantonio starred in Martha Coolidge's Three Wishes, with Al Pacino in the biographical drama Two Bits, as well as in the upcoming The World of Moss.

She previously starred as Maid Marion opposite Kevin Costner in the hit Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, in Alan J. Pakula's Consenting Adults and with Gene Hackman in the courtroom drama Class Action. She also starred in the suspense drama White Sands, in James Cameron's thriller The Abyss and both Fools of Fortune and The January Man, directed by husband Pat O'Connor.

On stage, Mastrantonio appeared at Lincoln Center in Northeast Local with Anthony LaPaglia. She has also starred in the Broadway productions The Human Comedy and The Marriage of Figaro, as well as in off-Broadway stagings of Sunday in the Park with George and David Hare's The Knife at the Public Theatre. She has also performed in Shakespeare in the Park productions of Henry V, Measure for Measure and Twelfth Night.

Mastrantonio made her Broadway debut as an understudy in the revival of West Side Story and went on to appear with Frank Langella in the Broadway production of Amadeus. She began her performing career as a singer at Nashville's Opryland theme park after studying voice at the University of Illinois.

She and O'Connor currently live in London with their two children.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2000.

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Facts

BirthdayNovember 17, 1958 (64)
BirthplaceLombard, Illinois, USA
Height5' 4" (1m63)  How tall is Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Abyss
Witness Protection
The Perfect Storm
The Color of Money
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Abyss, The Special Edition w/ Gold O-ring
Consenting Adults
Robin Hood
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