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Laura San Giacomo was born on the 14th November 1962, in West Orange, New Jersey USA, and is an actress, perhaps best known for her role of Maya Gallo on the NBC’s sitcom “Just Shoot Me!” (1997-2003). San Giacomo also played in “Sex, Lies, and Videotape” (1989), “Quigley Down Under” (1990), and “Pretty Woman” (1990). Her career started in 1987.

Have you ever wondered how rich Laura San Giacomo is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Laura San Giacomo’s net worth is as high as $6 million, earned through her successful acting career. In addition to her Golden Globe-nominated role in “Just Shoot Me!”, San Giacomo has also appeared in numerous series and movies which have improved her wealth.

Laura San Giacomo Net Worth $6 Million

Laura San Giacomo is a daughter of paper mill owner John San Giacomo, and MaryJo, and was raised in Denville, New Jersey, where she went to the Morris Knolls High School, becoming interested in acting, and later studied at the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in Pittsburgh, graduating in 1984 with a degree in Fine Arts. Laura then moved to New York, and commuted to Los Angeles as necessary.

San Giacomo had her television debut in the series “Spenser: For Hire” in 1987, and appeared in an episode of “Crime Story” in 1988. Later, she landed the role of Cynthia Patrice Bishop in Steven Soderbergh’s “Sex, Lies, and Videotape” (1989) starring James Spader, Andie MacDowell, and Peter Gallagher, but came to prominence in the early 90’s with a part in the Oscar-nominated romantic comedy “Pretty Woman” (1990) with Richard Gere and Julia Roberts.

Laura continued with Simon Wincer’s “Quigley Down Under” (1990) starring Tom Selleck, and “Once Around” (1991) with Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, and Danny Aiello. San Giacomo starred with Liam Neeson in Simon Moore’s thriller “Under Suspicion” in 1991, and also in “Where the Day Takes You” (1991) with Dermot Mulroney, Robert Knepper, and Will Smith. In 1994, Laura had a role in mini-series “The Stand”, and starred in a comedy “Stuart Saves His Family” (1995). Her net worth was rising steadily.

However, in 1997 San Giacomo’s role as Maya Gallo, eventually in 149 episodes of “Just Shoot Me!” (1997-2003), marked her career, and significantly improved her net worth, as after which she became a millionaire. By the end of the ‘90s, Laura appeared in Peter O’Fallon’s “Suicide Kings” (1997) starring Christopher Walken, Denis Leary, and Sean Patrick Flanery, “Eat Your Heart Out” (1997), and “With Friends Like These…” (1998).

In the 2000’s, San Giacomo had notable roles in “Sister Mary Explains It All” (2001) starring Diane Keaton, “A House on a Hill” (2003), “Checking Out” (2005) with Peter Falk, and “Havoc” (2005) starring Anne Hathaway and Bijou Phillips. Laura played Rhetta Rodriguez in TNT’s series “Saving Grace” from 2007 to 2010 and later appeared in “TalhotBlond” (2012), “Least Among Saints” (2012), and “The Meddler” (2015) with Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, and J.K. Simmons. Most recently, San Giacomo played in TV series “Recovery Road” (2016) and “NCIS” (2016).

Regarding her personal life, Laura San Giacomo was married to actor Cameron Dye from 1990 to 1998, and the pair has a son together. She later married the actor Matt Adler in 2000, and they currently reside in the San Fernando Valley, California. Laura has numerous hobbies including ice skating, ballet, tennis, horseback riding, gymnastics, golf and playing the piano.

San Giacomo is a well-known philanthropist, and supports disability-related charitable causes; she founded the CHIME Charter Elementary School, in Woodland Hills, California.

Quick Facts

Birth date: November 14, 1962
Birth place: West Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
Height:5' 2" (1.57 m)
Profession:Actress
Education:Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, Morris Knolls High School, Washington College
Nationality:American
Spouse:Matt Adler (m. 2000), Cameron Dye (m. 1990–1998)
Children:Mason Dye
Parents:John San Giacomo, MaryJo San Giacomo
Awards:Chicago Film Critics Association Awards - Best Supporting Actress (1990), Independent Spirit Awards, Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards - New Generation Award (1989), Palm Beach International Film Festival - Best Actress (2005), NYFCC Award - (3rd place (3rd place), 1989)
Nominations:Satellite Award (2001), CableACE Awards ) (1996), BAFTA Film Award (1990), Golden Globes, USA - Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (1990 (1990), 1999)
Movies:“Quigley Down Under” (1990), “Once Around” (1991), “Under Suspicion”, “Where the Day Takes You” (1991), “The Stand” (1994), “Stuart Saves His Family” (1995)
TV shows:“Saving Grace” (2007-2010), “TalhotBlond” (2012), “Least Among Saints” (2012), “The Meddler” (2015), “Recovery Road” (2016), “NCIS” (2016)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Credits George Segal as her favorite acting mentor/best friend.
2Surrogate daughter of George Segal.
3Her acting mentor was George Segal.
4Was going to star in a biopic of Frida Kahlo, but it was canceled because of a backlash from fans who insisted that a Mexican be cast. Salma Hayek has since starred in a version.
5As a mother of a child with learning and physical disabilities, Laura is a strong supporter for inclusive educational opportunities for all children.
6Cousin of Torry Castellano. (aka Donna C) of the rock group The Donnas.
7Attended Morris Knolls High School in Denville, New Jersey.
8Her son, Mason, born in 1996, has cerebral palsy and cannot walk unassisted.
9Graduated from the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama with a degree in Fine Arts. Grew up in Denville, New Jersey.
10She's of Italian origin. Surname is pronounced 'San JA-co-mo'. It's a soft 'G' and the 'i' is silent. Stress on the first syllable. In English Saint James.


Quotes

#Quote
1The world is changing and the physical barriers are down now. It's time for the emotional barriers to go down. And what better place to start than school?
2I went to college in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Mellon University... studied acting there. Then I went to New York for about five years. I moved out here about 10 years ago.
3We've all had those moments where we take a person for granted.
4I believe in giving back.
5Certainly situation comedy is harder than people who are good at it make it look, but it's fun to do something different.
6There are amazing schools and amazing educators that are doing a wonderful job. And then there are a lot of educators that are not prepared to deal with inclusive education. They haven't been trained. It's really quite lovely and easy when you understand how to do it.
7I have a son, Mason, who is disabled - cerebral palsy - and he does not walk independently, sit independently or speak. He uses a talking computer. I started becoming an advocate for him when he was 3 years old.
8I'm a bit of a layman physics junkie. I don't really understand it, but I love trying to understand it.
9I am willing to lend that hand, I will continue to stay involved with my charities as long as they need me.
10It's fun to get really intense and emotionally detailed and complicated.
11I did theater at Carnegie, and in Pittsburgh and New York.
12For all of my fortune, there are many with misfortune that need a hand.
13I knew that I wanted to be an actor. Then it became about whether acting wanted me.So, I gave it a shot. It hasn't worked out too bad, so far.


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Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005Best ActressPalm Beach International Film FestivalChecking Out (2005)
1990CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsBest Supporting ActressSex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
1990CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising ActressSex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
1990Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest Supporting FemaleSex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
1989New Generation AwardLos Angeles Film Critics Association AwardsSex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2001Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Series, Comedy or MusicalJust Shoot Me! (1997)
1999Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or MusicalJust Shoot Me! (1997)
1996CableACECableACE AwardsSupporting Actress in a Movie or MiniseriesThe Right to Remain Silent (1996)
1990Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureSex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)
1990BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Actress in a Supporting RoleSex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)

3rd Place Awards

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1989NYFCC AwardNew York Film Critics Circle AwardsBest Supporting ActressSex, Lies, and Videotape (1989)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
NCIS2016TV SeriesDr. Grace Confalone
Recovery Road2016TV Series
Enough About Jack2015TV MovieDr. Jacobs
The Meddler2015TV Mom
Hysteria2014TV SeriesGrace Pelayo
The Mentalist2013TV SeriesMiriam Gottlieb
Least Among Saints2012Jolene
TalhotBlond2012TV MovieCarol Montgomery
Hot in Cleveland2011TV SeriesCaroline
Few Options2011Bus Ticket Agent
Medium2010TV SeriesSusannah Collings
The Defenders2010TV SeriesJudge Anna Desanti
Saving Grace2007-2010TV SeriesRhetta Rodriguez
In Plain Sight2010TV SeriesMia Cusato
Veronica Mars2006TV SeriesHarmony Chase
Havoc2005Joanna Lang
Related2005TV SeriesAnn Sorelli
Checking Out2005Flo Applebaum
Snapped2004TV Series documentaryNarrator
The Handler2003TV SeriesKaren
Just Shoot Me!1997-2003TV SeriesMaya Gallo
A House on a Hill2003Gaby
The Electric Piper2003TV MovieMrs. Robinson (voice)
Jenifer2001TV MovieJenifer Estess
Sister Mary Explains It All2001TV MovieAngela DiMarco
The Secret Files of the SpyDogs1998-1999TV SeriesAdditional Voices
Batman Beyond1999TV SeriesMary Michaels / Freon
With Friends Like These...1998Joanne Hersh
Stories from My Childhood1998TV SeriesChickie
Eat Your Heart Out1997Jacqueline Fosburg
Shoot Me Now1997TV Series 1997
Suicide Kings1997Lydia
The Apocalypse1997Goad
Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles1996TV SeriesFox
Gargoyles1994-1996TV SeriesFox Janine Renard
The Right to Remain Silent1996TV MovieNicole Savita
Fallen Angels1995TV SeriesPeggy Carroll
Stuart Saves His Family1995Julia
The Stand1994TV Mini-SeriesNadine Cross
Nina Takes a Lover1994Nina
For Their Own Good1993TV MovieJo Mandell
Where the Day Takes You1991The Interviewer
Under Suspicion1991Angeline
Once Around1991Jan Bella
Quigley Down Under1990Crazy Cora
Vital Signs1990Lauren Rose
Pretty Woman1990Kit De Luca
Miami Vice1989TV SeriesTania Louis
The Equalizer1989TV SeriesTrudy Collins
Sex, Lies, and Videotape1989Cynthia Patrice Bishop
Miles from Home1988Sandy (uncredited)
Crime Story1988TV SeriesTheresa Farantino
Spenser: For Hire1987TV SeriesSharon

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Home & Family2016TV SeriesHerself
Today2015TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself
Sundance Skippy2010DocumentaryHerself
Unscripted2005TV SeriesHerself
Hollywood Squares1999-2001TV SeriesHerself
The Daily Show1999-2000TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1997-2000TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1994-1999TV SeriesHerself - Guest
5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards1999TV SpecialHerself
The 56th Annual Golden Globe Awards1999TV Movie documentaryHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a TV-Series - Comedy / Musical
The American Red Cross Holiday Music Spectacular1999TV MovieHerself
NBC Must See TV Preview with the Cast of 'Just Shoot Me'1998TV SpecialHerself
1998 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards1998TV SpecialHerself
The 55th Annual Golden Globe Awards1998TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Best Actress & Best Actor in a TV-Series - Drama
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1997TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Politically Incorrect1997TV SeriesHerself
The 18th Annual CableACE Awards1996TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
The Good, the Bad & the Beautiful1996TV Special documentaryNarrator
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen1996TV Series documentaryQuote Reader
The Stand: The Making of...1994TV Short documentaryHerself
The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards1990TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
The More You Know1989TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Insider2015TV SeriesHerself
Cinema mil2005TV SeriesCynthia

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