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Heather Matarazzo
Heather Matarazzo 2021
Heather Matarazzo attends the 24th Annual Dances with Films Festival Film Premiere "Generation Wrecks" at TCL Chinese Theater, LA, September 12, 2021.
Name Heather Matarazzo
Date of Birth November 10, 1982
Age 39
Origin Long Island, New York, United States.
Nationality Irish-Flag of the United States American
Years Active 1993-present
Occupation(s) Actress
Character(s) Martha Meeks in Scream 3
Scream (2022)

Heather Christina Marie Matarazzo is an Irish-American actress who appears in Scream 3 (2000 film) and Scream (2022 film). She portrays Martha Meeks, the sister of original Scream character, Randy Meeks.

Matarazzo has starred in several horror films, such as Hostel: Part II (2007 film) and The Devil's Advocate (1997 film). She gained fame as a child actor in the American coming-of-age dark comedy, Welcome to the Dollhouse (1995 film), winning the Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance as social outcast, Dawn Wiener. She later gained attention as Lilly in The Princess Diaries films.


Heather was adopted by a Catholic Italian-American family, the Matarazzos in New York City. Her biological father was Pat Corley, from Knock, Ireland.


Matarazzo began acting at the age of six. When taking ownership of a microphone at an AIDS benefit for children, she was given the card of a talent manager, with whom she remained for 10 years.

Personal Life[]

Matarazzo proposed to and later married her wife in 2018. She is writer Heather Turman.


  • Not the mother of Gaten Matarazzo, whose mother is also called Heather Matarazzo.
  • She overslept for her meeting at the World Trade Centre 1, 15th floor at 9am on September 11, 2001 (9/11), as her alarm did not go off, and she woke up at 8:50am.
  • She has Irish citizenship.

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