Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

  Female      American      Actress

  Born : Nov 17, 1958  

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Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (born November 17, 1958) is an American actress and singer. She first became known for her role in Scarface in 1983, and became famous for her role as Carmen in The Color of Money (1986), for which she was nominated for an Academy Award and a Golden Globe award in 1986. She is also known for her roles in films such as The Abyss (1989) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991).

Mastrantonio was born in Lombard, Illinois to Mary Dominica (née Pagone) and Frank A. Mastrantonio, both of Italian descent. Her father operated a bronze foundry. She was raised in Oak Park, Illinois and attended the University of Illinois.

Mastrantonio first appeared on screen in Brian De Palma's Scarface (1983) as Gina, sister of Al Pacino's Tony Montana. She achieved prominence for her Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated role in The Color of Money (1986) opposite Paul Newman and Tom Cruise.

Other featured roles of the 1980s include Slam Dance (1987), opposite Tom Hulce and The January Man (1989) with Kevin Kline. She also starred in writer/director James Cameron's science fiction blockbuster The Abyss (1989) with Ed Harris. She played the attorney daughter of Gene Hackman's character in Class Action, co-starred in the 1992 thriller Consenting Adults, and played a fishing boat captain in The Perfect Storm (2000)...

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