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Cathy Moriarty Biography

Birth Place:
Bronx, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Grew up as one of seven children
  • Acted in dinner theaters while in high school
  • Was 17 when she auditioned for the role of Vickie LaMotta in Raging Bull
  • A car accident in 1982, and the subsequent back surgeries, sidelined her acting career until 1987
  • Opened Mulberry Street Pizza in Beverly Hills with partner Richard Palmer in 1991
  • Reteamed with Raging Bull costar Robert De Niro in the 2002 comedy Analyze That


  • 1981Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1981Golden Globe-New Star of the Year - Actress: nominated
  • 1980Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated


  • Annabella Rose Gentile -- Daughter
  • Catherine Patricia Gentile -- Daughter
  • Carmine D'Anna -- Ex-husband
  • John Moriarty -- Father
  • Joseph Gentile -- Husband
  • Catherine Moriarty -- Mother
  • Joseph John Gentile -- Son