YONKERS, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Yonkers’ Cathy Moriarty!
Cathy Moriarty, who was raised in Yonkers turns 55 on Sunday.
Moriarty, an actress, was born Nov. 29, 1960, in the Bronx. Her first film credit was Martin Scorsese's "Raging Bull" in 1980, as Vikki LaMotta, the wife of Robert De Niro's character, Jake LaMotta. 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" Emmy for "Tales from the Crypt." In the 1990s, she had supporting roles in popular films, including "Kindergarten Cop" and "Soap Dish." 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.