Laura San Giacomo Biography


Laura San Giacomo

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Birth Name: Laura San
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Sign: scorpio
Age:   54 Years
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Italian descent, Laura San Giacomo is an actress from United States famous for starring the role of Maya Gallo on the NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me!. She is also popular for portraying the lead role of Rhetta Rodriguez in an American television crime drama series Saving Grace. Sweet and lovely lady, Laura San Giacomo was born as Laura A. San Giacomo in the early 1960s in West Orange, New Jersey, United States of America to John San Giacomo and MaryJo San Giacomo.

In 1990, Laura got married to Cameron Dye. Cameron Dye is also an actor. In 1983, he starred the role of Fred in the movie Valley Girl. As a married couple, they welcomed a son named Mason at the end of 1995. They got divorced in 1998.

Two years later after her first married life got dissolved; Laura tied her married knot with Matt Adler. Matt Adler is also an actor famous for his role in the movies like Teen Wolf, White Water Summer and so on. They are still bonded into this married life. Her nationality is American and she is of Italian ethnicity. She is five feet and two inches in her height. She is now aged 53 years old.

Laura was raised in Denville, New Jersey. There she attended Morris Knolls High School. She induced her interest in acting when she attended this high school. After her high school, she joined Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh and finally earned her Fine Arts degree in acting in 1984. Before she made her debut movie role, she appeared in the theater plays like Wrong Turn at Lungfish, Three Sisters, Beirut, Italian American Reconciliation, and many more. She finally made her TV debut in 1987 by starring the role of Sharon in a mystery television series Spenser: For Hire. Next year, she appeared in an American television drama Crime Story where she played the role of Theresa Farantino. She also made her feature film debut in 1988 by portraying the role of Sandy in the movie Miles from Home. She got her rise in fame in 1989 after she played the role of Cynthia Patrice Bishop in an American independent drama film Sex, Lies, and Videotape. She is also critically acclaimed for starring the role of Kit De Luca in an American romantic comedy film Pretty Woman. In 1997, she played the role of Maya Gallo in an American television sitcom Just Shoot Me!, for this role she got nominated in  Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and Satellite Award for Best Actress. Her net worth is $6 million.

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Born in West Orange, New Jersey

1962 14th of November

Sweet and lovely lady, Laura San Giacomo was born as Laura A. San Giacomo in the early 1960s in West Orange, New Jersey, United States of America to John San Giacomo and MaryJo San Giacomo. Her nationality is American and she is of Italian ethnicity.

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Graduated from Carnegie Mellon School of Drama

1984

Laura was raised in Denville, New Jersey. There she attended Morris Knolls High School. After her high school, she joined Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh and finally earned her Fine Arts degree in acting in 1984. 

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Was honored in Walnut Street Theatre

1986

Before she made her debut movie role, she appeared in the theater plays like Wrong Turn at Lungfish, Three Sisters, Beirut, Italian American Reconciliation, and many more. In 1986, she received an honor from Walnut Street Theatre.

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Made her TV debut

1987

She induced her interest in acting when she attended Morris Knolls High School. She finally made her TV debut in 1987 by starring the role of Sharon in a mystery television series Spenser: For Hire. Next year, she appeared in an American television drama Crime Story where she played the role of Theresa Farantino.

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First feature film, Miles from Home

1988

She also made her feature film debut in 1988 by portraying the role of Sandy in the movie Miles from Home. That year, she also appeared in an American television drama Crime Story playing the role of Theresa Farantino. 

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Appeared in the movie, Sex, Lies, and Videotape

1989

She got her rise in fame in 1989 after she played the role of Cynthia Patrice Bishop in an American independent drama film Sex, Lies, and Videotape. Next year, she starred in the movie Pretty Woman. 

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Won Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards

1989

She is famous for starring the role of Cynthia Patrice Bishop in an American independent drama film Sex, Lies, and Videotape. For this role, she got her first nomination in Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards in 1989. She was also honored with this award that year. 

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Married to Cameron Dye

1990

In 1990, Laura got married to Cameron Dye. Cameron Dye is also an actor. In 1983, he starred the role of Fred in the movie Valley Girl. As a married couple, they welcomed a son named Mason at the end of 1995. They got divorced in 1998.

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Won Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1990

In 1990, she got nominated in Chicago Film Critics Association Awards for the first time in her life. That year she got nominated in this award for Most Promising Actress and Best Supporting Actress. She clinched both of these awards. 

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Won Independent Spirit Awards

1990

She has also once been honored with Independent Spirit Awards and that was in 1990. She was crowned with this award that year for Best Supporting Female. That is also her only nomination in this award. 

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First child, Mason Dye

1995 19th of November

She became mother for the first time in her life at the end of 1995. She and her ex husband Cameron Dye welcomed their first child together on 19th of November and that time it was a son and they named him Mason Dye. 

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Appeared in the television series, Just Shoot Me!

1997

In 1997, she played the role of Maya Gallo in an American television sitcom Just Shoot Me!, for this role she got nominated in  Golden Globe Award for Best Actress and Satellite Award for Best Actress.

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Married to Matt Adler

2000

Two years later after her first married life got dissolved; Laura tied her married knot with Matt Adler. Matt Adler is also an actor famous for his role in the movies like Teen Wolf, White Water Summer and so on. They are still bonded into this married life.

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