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Heather Matarazzo

Heather Matarazzo, a successful actress since her feature film debut in WELCOME TO THE DOLLHOUSE, which also earned her an Independent Spirit Award at the age of 12, has been captivating movie-going audiences for the past ten years. Most recently, she appeared on Showtime's critically acclaimed The L Word.

Heather quickly followed up DOLLHOUSE with a breakout performance in the Al Pacino thriller THE DEVIL'S ADVOCATE. In the following years, Heather worked on such films as 54, GETTING TO KNOW YOU, SCREAM 3, SORORITY BOYS, and FRESHMAN ORIENTATION as well as the critically acclaimed television movie, Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge, in which Heather plays a mentally challenged teen who is gang raped by a group of high school students.

In 1997, Heather joined the cast of Roseanne for the final season of the smash hit show and in 1999 she began production on Now and Again, the largely successful Sci-Fi television show.

In 2001, Heather starred in Disney's box office hit, THE PRINCESS DIARIES, directed by Garry Marshall. In 2004, Heather reprised her role of Lilly in THE PRINCESS DIARIES 2: ROYAL ENGAGEMENT. 2004 also brought the sleeper hit, SAVED! where Heather joined co-stars Jena Malone, Mandy Moore and Macaulay Culkin in this comedic look at Christian subculture.

Heather currently resides in New York City.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Heather Matarazzo Facts

BirthdayNovember 10, 1982 (41)
BirthplaceLong Island, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

The Princess Diaries
The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement
Hostel: Part II
Freshman Orientation
Sorority Boys
The Princess Diaries: Two-Movie Collection
The Devil's Advocate
Welcome to the Dollhouse
The Princess Diaries 2
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