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Happy Birthday To Yonkers’ Cathy Moriarty

Cathy Moriarty turns 53 on Friday.
Cathy Moriarty turns 53 on Friday. Photo Credit:

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Yonkers’ Cathy Moriarty!

Cathy Moriarty, who was raised in Yonkers, turns 53 on Friday.

Moriarty, an actress, was born Nov. 29, 1960, in Bronx, New York.

Her first film credit was Martin Scorsese's Raging Bull in 1980, as Vikki LaMotta, the wife of Robert De Niro's lead character. Her performance earned her a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

In 1993 she won the "Best Actress in a Dramatic Series" for Tales from the Crypt. In the 1990s, she had supporting roles in popular films, including Kindergarten Cop and Soapdish.

She appeared as the villain Carrigan Crittenden in the 1995 film Casper and as Rose Donlan, wife of Harvey Keitel's corrupt cop in 1997's Cop Land. She reunited with De Niro for 2002's Analyze That, in which she played female Mafia boss Patti LoPresti.

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