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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 13 August 1964Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Birth NameDeborah Mazar
Height 5' 5" (1.65 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Debi Mazar was born on August 13, 1964 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Deborah Mazar. She is known for her work on Goodfellas (1990), Collateral (2004) and The Insider (1999). She has been married to Gabriele Corcos since March 16, 2002. They have two children.

Spouse (1)

Gabriele Corcos (16 March 2002 - present) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Thick New York accent

Trivia (17)

Her character, Denise Iannello from Civil Wars (1991) was saved from the cancellation of that series and added to L.A. Law (1986) the following season.
On Dancing with the Stars: Round Three: Results Show (2009), she cleared up the pronunciation of her last name. She said her last name is really pronounced MaH-zahr, and not the commonly mispronounced May-zahr. However, she has accepted the media mispronouncing it as May-zahr.
Before she became a star, she was a beautician.
Welcomed first child, daughter Evelena Corcos (aka Evelyn Maria Corcos), on July 12, 2002.
Did Madonna's make-up for the 1988 Broadway production of "Speed-the-Plow", which inspired her to take acting lessons.
Was a hip-hop breakdancer in the early 1980s as evidenced in Graffiti Rock (1984).
Close friend of Madonna.
She has worked with both of the main female stars of Cold Mountain (2003): Nicole Kidman in Batman Forever (1995) and Renée Zellweger in Empire Records (1995).
Welcomed second child, daughter Giulia Corcos (aka Giulia Isabel Mazar-Corcos), on 17 March 2006.
Her father, Harry Mazar, was born in Latvia, and was of Jewish heritage.
Grew up on Manhattan's lower east side.
Skipping college, she worked as a makeup artist and was a fixture on the 1980s club scene, where she befriended a then-struggling Madonna.
Famous for hosting parties.
Speaks fluent Italian.
Dated actor Paul Reubens, best-known for his portrayal of "Pee-Wee Herman", from 1993-1999. Reubens credits her for ending the depression resulting from his scandalous 1991 arrest.
Sometimes confused with Fran Drescher due to her similar features and thick New York accent and has worked with her.
Sister-in-law of Fabio Corcos.

Personal Quotes (2)

About Madonna: "She's a dear old friend, so seeing her at the Evita (1996) premiere was a high point. She never looked more beautiful, glamorous and happy" (In Style magazine, Sept/2006).
My mom had me at 16, and took me every place she went. I remember going on peace marches. She tried to take me to Woodstock--it was pouring rain. It was on my birthday, and I was crying so much in the car they turned the car around and dumped me at my grandmother's house...I had a little attitude.

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