Heather Matarazzo Biography
(Actress and Producer Best Known for Her Role as ‘Dawn Wiener’ in the Film ‘Welcome to the Dollhouse’)
Birthday: November 10, 1982 (Scorpio)
Born In: Oyster Bay, New York, United States
Heather Matarazzo is an American actress who gained recognition as a preteen artist for her breakthrough role as the painfully awkward Dawn Wiener in the film 'Welcome to the Dollhouse', in 1995. Her other notable roles include Lilly Moscovitz in the two Disney movies 'The Princess Diaries' and 'The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement', and Heather Wiseman on the drama series 'Now and Again'. She also played Crutch on 'Exes and Ohs'. During the late 1990s and 2000s, she acted in films such as 'The Devil's Advocate', '54', 'Scream 3', 'Sorority Boys', 'Saved!' and 'Hostel: Part 2'. Her television credits from this period include 'Townies', 'ER', 'Roseanne', 'Law & Order', 'Strangers with Candy', 'The L Word' and 'Life on Mars'. She had fewer roles in the following years, but resurfaced on mainstream cinema with a cameo role in the 2015 hit comedy 'Sisters'. Around the same time, she had guest roles on television shows like 'Stalker', 'Grey's Anatomy', and 'Raymond & Lane'. She had actively campaigned for Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.