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Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio was born in Lombard, Illinois, to Mary D. (Pagone) and Frank A. Mastrantonio, who ran a bronze foundry. Her parents were of Italian descent. She was raised in Oak Park, IL, and began her career in school plays as a teenager. Mary attended the University of Illinois and got bitten by the acting bug, starring in "Guys and Dolls".Leaving for New York, she took part in "West Side Story" in 1981. She also made it into movies, starring alongside Al Pacino in Scarface (1983). In 1985, she starred in The Color of Money (1986), which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress.Around 1990, a string of movies came about that really gave her a lot of attention: important roles in The Abyss (1989), Class Action (1991), and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). At this time she married The January Man (1989) director Pat O'Connor. Mastrantonio is also a renowned cabaret-style singer, and her singing is showcased in John Sayles's Limbo (1999).Careerwise, she took the decision to pick roles she liked instead of roles that would attract attention. Also, she took time off to be with her family. As of 2001, she lives with her husband and two children in London, England, UK.


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Born:
Nov 17, 1958 In Lombard, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
7
First Appeared:
In the series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 1992-05-25
Latest Project:
Series Hostages 2013-09-23

Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Hostages
Poster of Grimm
Poster of Blue Bloods
Poster of Frasier
Filmography
Hostages Mary Kincaid 8 episodes, 2013-2014 2013-09-23
Grimm Unknown 2011-10-28
Blue Bloods Unknown 2010-09-24
Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Unknown 2001-09-30
Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25