Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio is an American stage and movies actress. She started up her career in Broadway in the 1980 revival of West Side Story starred Ken Marshall and Josie de Guzman. In 1986, she gained a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role Carmen in ‘The Color of Money’.
Besides this, she is also an opera singer who took training on it. Further, let us scroll to know more about the actress in details.
Caption: Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio in ‘Class Action (1991)’.
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio: Bio, Family, Education
Mary was born on 17 November 1958, in Lombard, Illinois, the United States. She was born as the daughter to the parents Frank A. Mastrantonio and Mary Domnica. Her father had operated a bronze foundry while her mother is a housewife. She grew up with her parents and were the first generation Italian-Americans.
Talking about her education, she attended her high school education in Oak Park, Illinois. Then she went on to join the University of Illinois and studied voice. During high school, she was very active in participating in drama and plays. Further, she got her first job in an Opryland production of Showboat.
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio: Career & Life Achievements
Mary started her acting career through the Broadway productions. She has appeared in several musical plays like West Side Story and Copperfield. After that, she was cast in New York Shakespeare Festival productions of ‘Henry V’ and ‘Twelfth’. She also went on to play one of the lead roles in ‘Grand Hotel’ at the Donmar Warehouse in London.
In 1983, she shifted to appear on the screen though Elizabeth keeps on working in the stage as well. He was featured in her first film ‘Scarface’ as the sister of Tony Montana (a character played by actor Al Pacino). Her other notable roles in the film include ‘Slam Dance’, ‘The January Man’, ‘The Abyss’, ‘Robin Hood: Prince of Gene Hackman’, ‘Class Action’, ‘The Perfect Storm’, and ‘Tabloid’.
She debuted her television career in 1985 miniseries ‘Mussolini: The Untold Story’ as ‘Edda Mussolini-Ciano’. In 2004, she received a Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Female Lead in a Drama Special for the role in the series ‘The Brooke Ellison Story’. Then she joined the cast of ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’, in the main role of ‘Captain Zoe Callas’. Mary has featured in a recurring role in many series including ‘Grimm’, ‘Blue Bloods’, ‘Hostages’, and ‘Blindspot’.
Caption: Oscar nominee actress Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio in ‘Blindspot’.
Furthermore, she has received a number of awards and nominations for hard work and dedication toward her career. She has collected two Drama Desk Awards nomination and Tony Award nomination for stage plays. Additionally, for her screen performances, she has gathered a few nominations including Golden Globe, Oscar, nevertheless MTV Awards in Best Female Performance.
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio: Personal Life & Husband
Regarding her personal life, she is a happily married woman. In 1990, she married her husband Pat O’Connor, an Irish BAFTA-winning movie director. But she seems a bit of secretive as she has not provided information on her married life or dating history. Further, there is no information on her past relationships as well. However, the couple seems to have a strong bond with each other. So, there is no circulating news of their break up or any sorts of violence. Additionally, the couple had produced two children from their marriage life. They are Jack O’Connor born in 1992 and Declan O’Connor in 1997.
Apart from acting and singing, in her free time, she becomes a mental health advocate. She chose to advocate mental health as once she had been also battled with mental and emotional stress.
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about the earnings of Mastrantonio, she has earned a considerably a good amount from her acting career. Further, she has not revealed her exact income in the media. But, her net worth has an estimation of around $2 million. Therefore, she had made this income by playing in different roles in different series, films, and stage drama.
The actress doe not seem to be active on different social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter.
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio: Body Measurements
The actress has a slim and fit body that has an average height of 5 feet 5 inches or 1.67 meters and weighs 54 kg. There is no further information on her body measurements. She has curly dark brown hair and brown eye color.