Cathy Moriarty

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  • Born: November 29, 1960
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Actress









Cathy Moriarty is an American actress whose career spans over 30 years. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Raging Bull (1980). She also starred in films, including Neighbors, White of the Eye, Soapdish, Casper, Analyze That, and The Bounty Hunter. She starred in television roles, such as Tales from the Crypt (in which she won a CableACE Award for Best Actress in a Dramatic Series), Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.

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A lot of people think I'm snotty. So what? They never asked me out when I was serving cheeseburgers.
Don't be so hard on yourself. Be a little harder on yourself. Learn from your experiences. Don't dwell on things. Get on with your life. Life
Don't take anything for granted. If you don't believe in yourself, nobody else will. Have a little more confidence.
I can't say there were parts I was offered and turned down, but there were meetings for parts that I didn't go to, meetings I should have gone to, meetings I was advised against going to. I listened to that advice.
I learned one thing from De Niro: He taught me to listen. Nobody says anything strictly from the script. It's improvised. It was the best piece of advice I have ever gotten in my life. It has helped me through the past thirty years. Life
I like being independent; I like doing things myself. I'm an instinctual person.
I made mistakes. I let other people influence me and make decisions, sometimes without my knowledge. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
I think I'm plain. I'm normal. I'm plain. I try not to stand out. I don't wear colors.
Robert De Niro taught me how to listen, and how to be part of the conversation. It's not just about reading your lines and saying what's in the script; you have to understand your character, along with the other characters so that you can always respond.
Sometimes you get caught up living something that's not true. The people around you, the people you're involved with, are not the right people.
The truth is, ever since I was little, I've wanted to be an actor more than I ever wanted to be a movie star. Truth
The way I grew up, when you're married, you have to stay married together.

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