Heather Matarazzo

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Heather Matarazzo
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Heather Matarazzo at 2008 New York City Rally for same-sex marriage.
Born
Heather Christina Amy Marie Matarazzo

(1982-11-10) November 10, 1982 (age 36)
OccupationActress
Years active1993–present
Spouse(s)
Heather Turman (m. 2018)
Partner(s)Caroline Murphy (2004–2012)

Heather Christina Amy Marie Matarazzo (born November 10, 1982) is an American actress. Her breakthrough role was Dawn Wiener, a dorky girl in the film Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995). She played Lilly in The Princess Diaries (2001) and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004). Her other movies include The Devil's Advocate (1997), Scream 3 (2000), Sorority Boys (2002), Saved! (2004), and Hostel: Part 2 (2007).

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Matarazzo is a lesbian. On July 31, 2008, Matarazzo's publicist announced that Matarazzo was engaged to musician Caroline Murphy. In 2012, popular media news outlets announced that Matarazzo and Murphy had split amicably. On January 11, 2018, Matarazzo proposed to her girlfriend, comedian and writer Heather Turman, and the two were married on November 11, 2018.

Matarazzo revealed that she was scheduled to be at a meeting on the 15th floor of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, shortly after the attacks occurred.

In 2017, Matarazzo was awarded an honorary doctorate of Fine Arts from online education enabler InterActive.

Matarazzo endorsed and actively campaigned for Senator Bernie Sanders for President in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

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