Heather Matarazzo

Heather Matarazzo is a critically acclaimed and Independent Spirit Award-winning actor, whose career has spanned over two decades. Having recently transitioned behind the camera as a writer, director and producer, her debut as a filmmaker, The Avant Gardener – a visual album based around the music of Lindsay Katt to which she and four other filmmakers each contributed two shorts films – which just premiered at the Rhode Island International Film Festival, where it won Best Experimental Short. She is also the host of the podcast Shut Up and Listen, and you can help support her work at her Patreon page here. (Picture by Kristen Wright.)


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Heather Matarazzo on Meeting Her Birth Mother

By Heather Matarazzo | August 15, 2017

Heather Matarazzo on Meeting Her Birth Mother

In a remarkable personal essay, the actress, director and podcaster recalls one of the pivotal moments of her life.