Biography / Wiki
Nothing is Impossible with hard work, commitment, and dedication, this line has been very well proved by the sizzling and beautiful, Laura San Giacomo who is a famous actress from the USA. Moreover, she is eminently known for appearing in the film Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) for which she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female.
Besides this, Laura also captured huge popularity for winning a BAFTA Award and two-time Golden Globe Award nominee. Recently, she came into the limelight in the year 2021 when she was listed as the Board Secretary of the international wheelchair-charity Momentum Wheels for Humanity and Honorary Chair of the Environment of People Foundation, Inc., a charity promoting music opportunities for children.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 14th November 1962, this renowned personality has turned 58 years old in the year 2020. This lady has a good height of 157 in Centimetres and 5’2” in Feet & Inches. Her dark brown eyes and shiny dark brown hair enhance her beauty.
She seems fit with the weight of 59 in kilograms and 130 lbs in pounds. Her figure measures 39 inches breast, 25 inches waist, and 35 inches hips. In fact, she still looks very young and gorgeous with a glowing face attracting a lot of people towards her at the age of fifty-eight.
This eminent lady, Laura has gathered a huge amount of money and fame through her acting career which is her major source of earning. In fact, with her hard work and dedication, she has reached the height of success.
According to the sources, San’s estimated net worth is $6 million approximately. Through her earnings, she is living a lavish and luxurious lifestyle.
Education / Family
Born in West Orange, New Jersey, the USA, Laura belongs to mixed ethnicity. She is the loving and caring daughter of MaryJo (Mother) and John San Giacomo (Father). Moreover, San grew up in Denville, New Jersey.
However, she never revealed any information about her siblings. As for her education, Laura studied at Morris Knolls High School. Furthermore, she got a Fine Arts degree, specializing in acting, from Carnegie Mellon School of Drama.
Laura San Giacomo
|Nick Name||Laura San Giacomo|
|Birth Place||West Orange, USA|
|Date of birth||14th November 1962|
|Age||58 years old (as of 2020)|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’2”
In centimeters: 157 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 59 kg
In pounds: 130 lbs
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Hair color||Dark Brown|
|School||Morris Knolls High School|
|College||Carnegie Mellon School of Drama|
|Home town||West Orange, USA|
|Fathers name||John San Giacomo
Career / Fashion and Style
Moving towards her career, Laura moved to New York after completing her graduation. Later, she moved her career to appear in several theater productions such as the Princeton/McCarter Theatre production of Three Sisters, the Garry Marshall-Lowell Ganz production of Wrong Turn at Lungfish in Los Angeles, and off-Broadway in Beirut.
In fact, San also got starred in Italian American Reconciliation, regional productions of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, As You Like It, and Romeo and Juliet, as well as Crimes of the Heart. After that, Laura made her crucial appearance in four episodes on three television series during 1987.
Two notable appearances were in the year 1988 in Crime Story for the episode “Protected Witness” (Season 2 / Episode 13) as Theresa Tarantino and in 1989 in Miami Vice for the episode, “Leap of Faith” (Season 5, Episode 19) as Tania Lewis.
Prior to that, Giacomo also was featured on the daytime soap opera All My Children as Louisa Sanchez. Besides this, she rose to huge prominence by making her appearance in Steven Soderbergh’s Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989), which also marked her film debut as a credited actor (in the year 1988 in movie Miles from Home, her role as “Sandy” was not credited).
In fact, for her outstanding role in the film, she also received a Los Angeles Film Critics Association New Generation Award and was nominated for a Golden Globe. Other than this, in the year 1990, San Giacomo also played a supporting role as Julia Roberts‘ character’s wisecracking friend Kit De Luca in Pretty Woman.
This movie was a big hit as it generated $178 million at the box office. Thereafter, she has got appeared in various movies including Vital Signs (1990), Quigley Down Under (1990), Once Around (1991), Under Suspicion (1991), Where the Day Takes You (1992), Nina Takes a Lover (1994) and many more. Later, Laura also made her role as Nadine Cross in the Stephen King TV miniseries The Stand.
Apart from that, this stunning diva played the lead role in the Jenifer Estess bio-pic Jenifer in the year 2001. In addition to this, she voiced the character for the animated series Gargoyles. After that, she moved her career in the television field with the role of hot-tempered, sassy journalist Maya Gallo in the situation comedy Just Shoot Me! (1997-2003).
Moreover, her works during Season 2 (1997-1998) earned her a Golden Globe nomination in 1998 for Best Actress in a Television Comedy or Musical. Besides this, in the year 2003, San made her guest appearance in the CBS crime drama The Handler and HBO’s Unscripted in 2005.
She has also served as the narrator for the true-crime series Snapped: Killer Couples on Oxygen. Additionally, she made her significant appearance in the 2005 films Checking Out and Havoc, as well as the 2006 film Conquistadora.
Thereafter, in the year 2006, Laura came back to network television with three guest appearances on the third season of Veronica Mars. Then, in June 2010, she guest-starred in the episode titled “Death Becomes Her” on the USA networks.
In Plain Sight where she served as a woman from an organized crime family with a terminal illness. Later, in the year 2011, San appeared in the episode entitled “Beards” on Hot in Cleveland, as Caroline.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
Talking about her relationship status, Laura has been married twice till now. She first got married in the year 1990 to actor Cameron Dye, with whom she had a son, Mason Dye, who has cerebral palsy.
However, their relation couldn’t last long and came to an end in the year 1998. After that, she tied the sacred knot of marriage with actor Matt Adler in the year 2000. As of now, she is living a happy and blissful life with her beloved, Matt.
|Boyfriend||Cameron Dye and Matt Adler|
|Husband||Cameron Dye (1990 – 1998)
Matt Adler (2000 – present)
|Children||Son: Mason Dye
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Some Interesting Facts About Laura San Giacomo
- She is very fond of horseback riding, gymnastics, ice skating, ballet, tennis, golf, and playing the piano.
- Laura is a strong supporter of charitable causes, most prominently those related to disabilities.
- She has also made her appearance at the Environmental Media Awards, the “Voices For Change” gala benefit and concert which benefits Children with Disabilities, and the “Friends Finding a Cure” gala benefiting Project ALS.
- Her Zodiac sign is Scorpio.
- San Giacomo is also a founder of the CHIME Charter Elementary School, an elementary school in Woodland Hills, California.
- This versatile personality has also by Shane’s Inspiration with their Humanitarian Award, and Redbook’s Mother and Shaker Award, by the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, by Media Access for a TV public service announcement (PSA) on “Inclusive Education” (in The More You Know TV PSA series).
- Laura has been a keynote speaker at various conferences for TASH and CalTASH, which promote an inclusive society.
- Currently, she resides in the San Fernando Valley, California.
- She developer her deep interest in acting since her childhood years.
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