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Encyclopedia > Debi Mazar
Debi Mazar, on cover of Entertainment Weekly.
Debi Mazar, on cover of Entertainment Weekly.

Deborah Mazar (born August 15, 1964 in Queens, New York), better known as Debi Mazar, is an American actress, best known for her trademark Jersey Girl-type appearances, and as edgy, sharp-tongued women in independent films. Image File history File links Dmazar1. ... Image File history File links Dmazar1. ... August 15 is the 227th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (228th in leap years), with 138 days remaining. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... Queens is geographically the largest of the five boroughs of New York City in the United States, and the most ethnically diverse county in the U.S. It is coterminous with Queens County in the State of New York and is located on western Long Island. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


She began her career as a hip hop b-girl in New York City in the 1980s and befriended a pre-fame Madonna. B-boy was originally a term applied to a breakdancer. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American pop singer, dancer and actress. ...


Her first television appearance was on the pilot for a hip hop television dance show, Graffiti Rock in 1984.


She also appeared in three Madonna videos - "True Blue", "Papa Don't Preach" and in "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 (1990), The Doors, Bullets Over Broadway, and as Spice (of Sugar and Spice) in Batman Forever (1995). GoodFellas is a 1990 film directed by Martin Scorsese, based on the book Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi, the true story of mobster Henry Hill. ... The Doors is a 1991 film about Jim Morrison and The Doors. ... Poster for the movie Bullets Over Broadway is a 1994 film directed by Woody Allen. ... Batman Forever (1995) is the third of the Batman movies which began with Tim Burtons 1989 version of the character, although it is a major departure from previous entries in the franchise, with the dramatic changes to such things as the cast, design and Danny Elfmans theme, which...


She gained her first real following from playing a charcter 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. Civil Wars was a legal drama that aired on ABC from November 1991 to March 1993. ... The L.A. Law opening title featured a personalized license plate mounted on a Jaguar. ...


She has appeared in independent films like Inside Monkey Zetterland and Nowhere but has also dabbled in mainstream attempts like Batman, and her short-lived sitcom, Temporarily Yours. (The sitcom was about a woman who, in an attempt to get a good apartment in New York City, lies about being employed with a temp agency and then shows up at the agency begging for work.) Inside Monkey Zetterland was a 1992 film penned by former child actor Steve Antin. ... Nowhere is a 1997 film by bisexual director and screenwriter Gregg Araki. ... Batman (originally referred to as the Bat-Man, and still sometimes as the Batman) is a DC Comics fictional character and superhero who first appeared in Detective Comics #27 in May 1939. ... Temporarily Yours was an American sitcom which ran for six episodes in 1997. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Big Apple Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ...


She 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. She frequently refers to her husband as "sick bastard," "stupid bastard," and "sick son of a bitch" when she catches him creepily looking at Rachel. One of the longest-running and most popular American television sitcoms of the 1990s, Friends was centered on the lives of a group of six twenty-somethings (eventually thirty-somethings) consisting of three men and three women living in Greenwich Village, New York City. ... Rachel Greene in Season 8 Rachel Karen Green (born May 5th, 1970) is a fictional character on the popular US television sitcom Friends (1994-2004), played by Jennifer Aniston. ...


From 20002002 she played "Jackie" on the television drama That's Life. This article is about the year 2000. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Thats Life was a U.S. television family drama that ran on CBS from 2000–2002. ...


Currently, she is in a supporting actor 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. Entourage is an original comedy series on HBO. The show chronicles the rise of a hot young movie star named Vincent Chase and his childhood friends from Queens as they navigate the unfamiliar terrain of Hollywood. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network with headquarters in New York City. ... Living with Fran is a sitcom that debuted on The WB network in April 2005. ... Francine Joy Drescher (born in Flushing, Queens, New York City on September 30, 1957) is a American film and television actress. ...


Mazar's father, Harry Mazar, was born in Latvia to a Jewish family, her mother, Nancy Kappes, is of Italian Catholic descent. The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination of these attributes. ...


She married Gabriele Corcos on March 16, 2002, and they have two daughters: Evelyn Maria, born on July 12, 2002, and Giulia Isabel, born on March 17, 2006. March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


She also appeared as the genie in the Space Monkey's video, "Sugarcane". Ancient Assyrian stone relief of a genie. ...


Partial filmography

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Debi Mazar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (449 words)
Deborah Mazar (born August 15, 1964 in Queens, New York), better known as Debi Mazar, is an American actress, best known for her trademark Jersey Girl-type appearances, and as edgy, sharp-tongued women in independent films.
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 (1990), The Doors, Bullets Over Broadway, and as Spice (of Sugar and Spice) in Batman Forever (1995).
Mazar's father, Harry Mazar, was born in Latvia to a Jewish family, her mother, Nancy Kappes, is of Italian Catholic descent.
Debi Mazar Picture Galleries (325 words)
As Debi M, Mazar previously worked as a makeup artist with a clientele that included Madonna before making her acting debut in Martin Scorsese's "GoodFellas" (1990), as the coke-snorting girlfriend of Henry Hill (Ray Liotta).
Mazar went on to appear in such films as "Batman Forever" (1995), as Spice to Drew Barrymore's Sugar, "Things I Never Told You" (1996), playing a transsexual, and "Frogs for Snakes" (1998), portraying Robbie Coltrane's bleached blonde girlfriend.
Mazar turned dramatic limning a strong portrait of the wife of a gangster in the based-on-fact miniseries "Witness to the Mob" (NBC, 1998) before joining the cast of the NBC sitcom "Working" in the fall of 1998.
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