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Cathy Moriarty

Cathy Moriarty

Cathy Moriarty-GENTILE made her feature film debut at 18 in Martin Scorsese's Raging Bull, opposite Robert De Niro, a role that earned her a BAFTA nomination, two Golden Globe nominations and an Academy Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress.

She followed up her Raging Bull performance with appearances in Kindergarten Cop, Soapdish, Matinee, The Gun In Betty Lou's Handbag, Another Stakeout, Steven Spielberg's Casper, and Forget Paris, directed by Billy Crystal. In 1995, Moriarty-Gentile co-starred in the CBS-TV series Bless This House, and also appeared in Séance, an episode for HBO's Tales from the Crypt, winning a CableAce Award.

Among her film credits are roles in Hugo Pool, Dream with the Fishes, Copland, Digging to China, the 1999 remake of Gloria, Crazy In Alabama and The Prince of Central Park. In 1998, Moriarty-Gentile played the part of the good witch Gert in Fox Home Video's Casper Meets Wendy. She can also be heard as the voice of Ruby the Junkyard Dog in Disney's DVD of Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventures.

Married in the summer of 1999, Moriarty-Gentile is spending more of her time in New York with her husband Joseph Gentile, a well-known New York financier, their twins, Joseph John and Catherine Patricia, and newborn daughter, Annabella Rose.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Cathy Moriarty Facts

BirthdayNovember 29, 1960 (63)
BirthplaceBronx, New York, USA
Height5' 9" (1m75)  How tall is Cathy Moriarty compared to you?

Selected Filmography

A Cry From Within
Prince of Central Park
Kindergarten Cop
Diggin to China
The Aviator
Raging Bull
But I'm a Cheerleader
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