Facts of Laura San Giacomo
Laura San Giacomo is an American actress who is best known for her role in the 1989 movie ‘Sex, Lies, and Videotape’ and also for her role in the sitcom ‘Just Shoot Me’. She was awarded a BAFTA Award and she was nominated two times for Golden Globe Award.
Laura is married to Matt Adler and they are happy in their relationship. It’s been nearly 19 years of their marriage and the bond between them is growing stronger every day. Laura has a net worth of $6 million and she earns a decent amount of money from her acting career.
Laura San Giacomo Early Life, Education
Laura San Giacomo was born in West Orange, New Jersey, of the United States on November 14, 1962, to John San Giacomo and MaryJo. She completed her high school from Morris Knolls High School and she got her degree in Fine Arts from Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh.
Laura developed a likeness towards acting from the early school days and she became more and more attached to it. To complete her dream of becoming an actor, she pursued her degree in fine arts and specialized in acting.
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Laura’s early acting career includes her theater performances such as Wrong Turn, Three Sisters, Italian American Reconciliation, The Tempest, As You Like It, Romeo and Juliet, and Crimes of the Heart. She was highly appreciated by the audience for her work at the theater.
Laura San Giacomo Personal Life
Laura and Matt Adler met each other in 2000 and they were married. Matt Adler is also a famous actor who is known for his role in films like White Water Summer, Dream a Little Dream, and Team Wolf. Currently, he is engaged in recording his voice for dialogue in feature films.
Laura and Matt Adler had been married for such a long period of time but they still don’t have any children together. Laura is a mother to a child Mason Dye who was born on 19th of November, 1995 from her previous marriage.
Before marrying Adler, Laura was married to Cameron Dye who is also an actor. But these days he is not very much active in Hollywood. They got married in 1990 and due to some personal problems, they end their relationship after 8 years in 1998 by getting a divorce.
Laura is currently happy with her marital relationship with Matt Adler and there are not elements like an extramarital affair, illicit boyfriend, illicit girlfriend, personal problems or any other matter that would turn their relationship sour. They are together supporting each other and taking care to keep their married life a happy one.
Laura seems to dislikes social media sites because she does not have any official Instagram, Twitter or Facebook account. It could be that she is active in social media sites with an anonymous name and want to have a secret online profile or it could be that she wants to have a low profile online. It will be great news for her fans if she could be found on social media sites.
Laura San Giacomo Career
Laura started her career with minor roles in television series during 1987. She worked in series like Crime Story, Miami Vice and she even acted in a daytime soap opera titled All My Children. She focused on her role even when the role she played was not notable and of short duration.
Laura played the role of sandy in a movie named Miles from Home but it did not bring her any popularity. Her name became popular and she was known as an upcoming star of Hollywood after she played Steven Soderbergh’s Sex, Lies, and Videotape in 1989. She was nominated for her role in the film and even got her an award.
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Laura played different other films like Pretty woman (in supporting role), Quigley Down Under, Under Suspicion, Once Around, Where the Day Take You, Nika Takes a Lover, Eat Your Heart Out, and Jenifer. She also appeared in series The Stand which helped her to get a cover on an issue of TV Guide. She also recorded her voice in an animated series Gargoyles.
Laura became widely known in the television world when she got an opportunity to work in a lead role in a series titled Just Shoot Me!. In the beginning, she was the main focus of the serial and the other characters developed around her role but later on, it started to focus on all the four lead characters on the series.
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Sexo, Mentiras y Video (Sex, Lies and Videotape, 1989) Ann Bishop Mullany (Andie MacDowell, 'Cuatro bodas y un funeral') vive en una cómoda casa de Louisiana con su marido John (Peter Gallagher, 'Mientras Dormías'), un adicto al sexto con pocos escrúpulos que trabaja como abogado. Ann se pasa los días preocupándose por diversos problemas y suele estar aparentemente triste, pues es una mujer introvertida y seria. A pesar de ello, Ann está bastante segura de su matrimonio con John. Aunque ella no lo sabe, tiene una buena razón para estar molesta, ya que John está teniendo un tórrido romance con Cynthia Patrice Bishop (Laura San Giacomo, 'Mujer Bonita'), la hermana más extrovertida y joven de Ann. Cuando Graham Dalton (James Spader, 'Crash'), un antiguo compañero de la universidad de John, llega de visita, la vida de Ann cambiará completamente. Dirigida por el cineasta, guionista, director de fotografía y editor estadounidense Steven Soderbergh (Tráfico), la película estuvo nominada en 1989 a los Oscar en la categoría de Mejor guión original. Ese mismo año obtuvo el Premio del Público en el Festival de Sundance. En el Festival de Cannes de 1989, ‘Sexo, mentiras y vídeo’ fue la ganadora de la Palma de Oro y James Spader ganó el premio en la categoría de Mejor interpretación masculina. #sexliesandvideotape #sexomentirasyvideo #andiemacdowell #jamesspader #laurasangiacomo #petergallagher #stevensoderbergh #palmdor #palmadeoro #cannesfilmfestival #festivaldecannes #premiososcar1989 #premiososcar #academyawards #cinedelos80 #cinedelos80s #movies #cinema #originalscreenplay #theoscars #sundancefilmfestival #bestfilm #amolosaños80 #cannes1989
The series was so popular that her character Maya Gallo became a household name. She was liked by many and the series got started getting good reviews. The series lasted for six whole years with 148 episodes and it was a good hit. Laura was nominated in the Golden Globe awards in 1998 for her role in the serial Just Shoot Me!.
After the cancellation of Just Shoot Me! In 2003 she appeared in many television series and films. She acted in The Handler, Unscripted, Snapped: Killer Couples on Oxygen, Related, Veronica Mars, Saving Grace, In Plain Sight, and Hot in Cleveland. She also did films like Checking Out and Havoc.
Laura San Giacomo Net Worth
Laura is currently associated with only a few sitcoms so she has a reported salary of $41,600. She appears as a guest in television shows and radio and it also adds up to her earning. She has a net worth of $6 million.
Laura and Adler have a 3-bed, 3-bath, 3145 sq. ft house which they purchased for $885,000 in August of 2000. It is a house that has all the amenities required for a comfortable living. Looking at her house and the net worth she has, we can guess that she must also possess a car which looks good and is loaded with all the features required by a car in today’s technological world.
Laura San Giacomo Achievements
Laura’s role in movie Sex, Lies, and Videotape was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and she received a Los Angeles Film Critics Association New Generation Award. The Movie was Awarded the Grand Prize, the Palme d’Or award at Cannes Film Festival.
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She was nominated by Golden Globe For Best Actress in a Television Comedy or Musical and was also a nominee for BAFTA Award.
Since Laura’s only child suffered from cerebral palsy, she has actively taken part to raise awareness about cerebral palsy.
Laura San Giacomo Facts
- Age: 56
- Star-sign: Scorpio
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Profession: Actor
- Spouse: Matt Alder
- Children: Mason Dye
- Net Worth: $6 million