Add a cover

General information  

  • Real name : Deborah Mazar
  • Place of birth : Jamaica
  • Date of birth : 15/08/1964

Links  

Alias  

  • Mazar Debi

Ratings

This media has not been rated yet.
Be the first one!

To rate this media or to interact with your friends, create a free mediatly account. You'll also be able to collaborate with our growing community and make it you digital entertainment center.

Friends who like

Sign up to see which of your friends like this.

Linked media  

Linking media

Mediatly © 2013

Mediatly, The multimedia social network

Discover new movies and TV shows to watch, novels or comics to read, music to hear and games to play thanks to your friends. It's fast, free, simple and enjoyable!
To start discover a new world, Sign up for free

  
Debi Mazar (1964)

Deborah Mazar

Type :  

  Summary  

Deborah "Debi" Mazar is an American actress, perhaps known for her Jersey Girl-type roles; as sharp-tongued women in independent films; and for her recurring role as press agent Shauna Roberts on the HBO series Entourage.

  Biography  

 early life
Mazar was born in Jamaica, Queens, New York, the daughter of Nancy and Harry Mazar. Her father was born in the Latvian SSR, Soviet Union, from a Jewish family, but raised in the Roman Catholic Church. She had no knowledge of this ethnic heritage until her twenties. Her mother was raised a Roman Catholic, briefly converted to Judaism, then became a Buddhist, and later joined Jehovah's Witnesses until she was disfellowshipped for taking a blood transfusion.

 career
Mazar began her career as a hip hop b-girl in New York City. Her first television appearance was on the pilot for a hip hop television dance show, Graffiti Rock in 1984. She appeared in five of Madonna's music videos - "Papa Don't Preach", "True Blue" , "Justify My Love" , "Deeper and Deeper" and "Music" . Mazar has played a number of minor-yet-colorful supporting roles in a variety of movies, including: as Sandy, Henry Hill's girl on the side in GoodFellas ; The Doors ; Bullets Over Broadway ; and as Spice in Batman Forever . She gained her first real following from playing a character on Civil Wars in the early 90s. When that show was cancelled her character was brought over as a recurring role in the 1993 - 1994 season of the TV drama L.A. Law.

She played the villain Regina, a modern-day Cruella de Vil, in the popular family film Beethoven's 2nd . She has appeared in independent films like Inside Monkey Zetterland and Nowhere but has also dabbled in mainstream fare such as Batman Forever and her short-lived sitcom, Temporarily Yours. She also appeared as the genie in the Space Monkeys' video, "Sugarcane".

Mazar appeared on a Friends episode in its eighth season ("The One Where Rachel Has a Baby, Part One"). Mazar played "Doreen, the Evil Bitch," a crazed pregnant woman who shares a hospital room with Rachel. From 2000–2002 she played "Jackie" on the television drama That's Life. She also provided the voice of Maria Latore in the video games Grand Theft Auto III and Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas .

Currently, she has in a supporting role on Entourage, an original comedy series on HBO. She also had a recurring role on the sitcom Living with Fran, playing Fran Drescher's character's cousin, Merrill. She also did a stint on the television series Ugly Betty, where she played Leah Stillman, a scam artist who claims to be a lawyer in a number of episodes.

Mazar was a contestant on the ninth season of Dancing With the Stars. She was partnered with Maksim Chmerkovskiy and finished in 12th place. She was eliminated in the 3rd week . Mazar guest stars in some episodes of the Disney Channel's original series called Jonas L.A.

 personal life
Prior to her marriage, she dated actor Paul Reubens for several years beginning in 1993. Reubens has since credited Mazar with ending his depression resulting from his infamous 1991 arrest.

She married Gabriele Corcos on March 16, 2002, in a ceremony officiated by Ellen Burstyn, who is an ordained Sufi high priest. They have two daughters: Evelina Maria and Giulia Isabel . The family divides their time between their home in Los Angeles and a 14th-century house outside of Florence, Italy, that was given to them as a wedding present by Mazar’s in-laws.

Mazar and Corcos hosted an internet show focused on Tuscan cuisine, Under The Tuscan Gun.
Beginning January 19, 2011, they host the Extra Virgin cooking show on the Cooking Channel.

Show more

  Movie

  Crew    

  Companies    

  Photos    

  Videos  

  Press reviews    

  User reviews

  Sources

Whole or part of the information contained in this card come from the Wikipedia article "Debi Mazar", licensed under CC-BY-SA full list of contributors here.