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Roma Maffia Biography

Birth Place:
New York, New York, United States

Fast Facts

  • Is of West Indian, English and German descent, though she has an Italian last name from her stepfather
  • Began her acting career in the early 1980s, appearing in a number of Broadway and off-Broadway plays
  • Made her film debut with a bit part in Susan Seidelman's Smithereens (1982)
  • Credits director Ron Howard with "discovering" her when she was cast in his 1994 big-screen drama The Paper
  • Subsequently joined the cast of the NBC crime drama Profiler, followed by the FX medical drama Nip/Tuck
  • Is an accomplished ping-pong player