LAURA SAN GIACOMO Biography - Actors and Actresses


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Name: Laura San Giacomo                                                               
Born: 14 November 1962 West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.                                 
Laura San Giacomo (born November 14, 1962) is an American actress known for           
playing the role of Maya Gallo on the NBC sitcom Just Shoot Me! and Kit De Luca       
in the blockbuster film Pretty Woman, as well as other work on television and in     
San Giacomo, an Italian American, was born in West Orange, New Jersey, the           
daughter of MaryJo and John San Giacomo, a paper mill owner. She was raised           
Catholic and grew up in Denville, New Jersey. San Giacomo discovered acting           
while attending Morris Knolls High School and subsequently earned a degree in         
fine arts at the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama. She also attended Washington       
College. San Giacomo then went on to appear in several theater productions. San       
Giacomo has appeared on the Los Angeles stage in the Garry Marshall-Lowell Ganz       
production of Wrong Turn at Lungfish, the Princeton/McCarter Theatre production       
of Three Sisters and Off-Broadway in Beirut. She has also 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.