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Nasreen "Naz" Pouran
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Biography
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio is an Academy Award-nominated actress of the stage and screen. She first came to audience attention for her role as Al Pacino's sister in Brian DePalma's “Scarface.” Also, she is well known for her Oscar nominated role as Carmen in Martin Scorcese's “The Color of Money.” Her additional film credits include “The Abyss,” “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” and “The Perfect Storm.”

Mastrantonio has appeared on television in a number of notable roles. Most recently, she developed a cult fan following for her portrayal of Kelly Burkhardt in the series “Grimm.” Additionally, she has appeared on “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” and on the Network, “Hostages” and “Without a Trace.”

A veteran of the stage, Mastrantonio has amassed several distinguished theater credits, most recently in “A View from the Bridge” at the Duke of York’s Theatre in London. She has appeared on Broadway in a variety of musicals, including “West Side Story,” “Copperfield,” “The Human Comedy” and the 2002 revival of “Man of La Mancha,” in which her portrayal of Aldonza/Dulcinea opposite Brian Stokes Mitchell earned her Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nominations in the Best Actress in a Musical categories.

Also, she has appeared in New York Shakespeare Festival productions of “Henry V,” “Measure for Measure” and “Twelfth Night,” and starred in “Grand Hotel” at the Donmar Warehouse in London’s West End.

Mastrantonio is a native of Oak Park, Illinois, where she attended high school with actor Dan Castellaneta and comedienne, Kathy Griffin. When not acting, she is a mental health advocate. Her birthday is November 7.