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Personal life

Mastrantonio was born in Lombard, Illinois of Italian descent, the daughter of Mary D. (née Pagone) and Frank A. Mastrantonio, who owned a bronze foundry.[1] She was raised in Oak Park, Illinois and attended the University of Illinois.

Mastrantonio has been married to director Pat O'Connor, who helmed The January Man, since 1990. The couple lives in London with their sons Jack and Declan.

[edit] Career

Mastrantonio first appeared on screen in Brian DePalma's Scarface as Gina, sister of Al Pacino's Tony Montana. She achieved prominence for her Oscar and Golden Globe-nominated role in The Color of Money opposite Paul Newman and Tom Cruise. Her other featured roles of the 1980s include Slam Dance, opposite Tom Hulce and The January Man with Kevin Kline. She starred in writer/director James Cameron's science fiction blockbuster The Abyss with Ed Harris, and as Maid Marian in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, in which she replaced pregnant Robin Wright.

Mastrantonio's only high profile role since 1992's Consenting Adults was that of a fishing boat captain in The Perfect Storm (2000). She had a recurring role during the fourth season of the television drama Without a Trace.

Mastrantonio has appeared on Broadway in various musicals, including West Side Story, Copperfield, The Human Comedy, and the 2002 revival of Man of La Mancha, in which she played Aldonza/Dulcinea opposite Brian Stokes Mitchell. She has appeared in New York Shakespeare Festival productions of Henry V, Measure for Measure, and Twelfth Night. Her New York City stage performances have garnered her a Tony Award and two Drama Desk Award nominations. She also starred in Grand Hotel at the Donmar Warehouse in London's West End.

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