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Heather Matarazzo was born November 10, 1982, in Oyster Bay, New York. She was adopted by Camille and Ray Matarazzo, an Italian-American couple (she is of Irish descent birth). Heather attended Oyster Bay High School, as well as the Long Island High School for the Arts. In 1997, she made her film debut in Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995), she ... See full bio »

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Welcome to the Dollhouse
The Princess Diaries
The Princess Diaries Lilly Moscovitz
Hostel: Part II
The Devil's Advocate


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 2016 Are You Afraid of the '90s? (Short) (post-production)
 2016 Culling Hens (post-production)
 2016 Girl Flu
 2015/III Sisters
 2015 Her Composition
Gallery Owner
 2015 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Joan Paulson
- Time Stops (2015) ... Joan Paulson
 2015 Raymond & Lane (TV Series)
Reverend Mother
- Climb Every Mountain (2015) ... Reverend Mother
 2015 Sidewalk Traffic
Freda Rabinowitz
 2014 Stalker (TV Series)
- Fanatic (2014) ... Emily
 1998-2008 Law & Order (TV Series)
Janice Dunlap / Stephanie Sutter
- Sweetie (2008) ... Janice Dunlap
- Burden (1998) ... Stephanie Sutter
 2008 Life on Mars (TV Series)
 2006 Believe in Me
Cindy Butts
 2004 Saved!
 2003 The Pink House
 2002 St. Sass (TV Movie)
 2002 Myra: Miracles Happen (Video short)
Lilly Moscovitz (uncredited)
 2002 Stage on Screen: The Women (TV Movie)
 2000 Strangers with Candy (TV Series)
- Is My Daddy Crazy? (2000) ... Renee
 1999-2000 Now and Again (TV Series)
Heather Wiseman
- The Eggman Cometh (2000) ... Heather Wiseman
- The Bugmeister, Part Bee (2000) ... Heather Wiseman
- The Bugmeister (2000) ... Heather Wiseman
- There Are No Words (2000) ... Heather Wiseman
- Lizzard's Tale (2000) ... Heather Wiseman
 2000 Company Man
 2000 Blue Moon
 1999 Cherry
 1999 Penance (Short)
High Schooler
 1998 Cuisine américaine
 1998 54
Grace O'Shea
 1997 The Deli
 1997 Roseanne (TV Series)
- Arsenic and Old Mom (1997) ... Heather
- Roseanne-Feld (1997) ... Heather
- The War Room (1997) ... Heather
- Hit the Road Jack (1997) ... Heather
 1997 ER (TV Series)
Alyssa Gunther
- Random Acts (1997) ... Alyssa Gunther
 1997 Arresting Gena
 1997 Hurricane Streets
 1996 Townies (TV Series)
- Thanksgiving (1996) ... Bethany
- It's Go Time (1996) ... Bethany
- Things That Go Bump in the Water (1996) ... Bethany
- Adventures of Rebound Girl (1996) ... Bethany
 1994 Squawk Box (TV Series)
Various roles
 1993 The Adventures of Pete & Pete (TV Series)
- The Nightcrawlers (1993) ... Natasha
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Appeared in Sheryl Crow's music video for "A Change Would Do You Good" in 1997. See more »

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"We were sitting in my pink room with pink carpeting. It was summer and we were sitting Indian-style across from each other and I was so incredibly nervous. And I thought, `Yeah, I am definitely gay.'" - On her first kiss with a girl. See more »


In April 2005, she was the keynote speaker at the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network of Boston's 15th annual conference, at Brookline High School, where she described her struggle to gain acceptance of her sexuality. "It was such a burden, because I had to pretend to be this person that I wasn't." See more »

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