December 29, 1974 |
Cranford, New Jersey, U.S.
Maria Teresa Dizzia (born December 29, 1974) is an American actress.
Dizzia grew up in Cranford, New Jersey and graduated from Kent Place School in 1993, receiving the Drama Award upon graduation. She studied theater at Cornell University. She received her Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, San Diego.
Dizzia was nominated for the 2010 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play). Her performance was described as "standout" by The New York Times.
|2009||Whose Dog Is It Anyway?||Grace||Short film|
|2009||Ghost and Us, TheThe Ghost and Us||Laura||Short film|
|2009||Other Woman, TheThe Other Woman||Jaime Brennan|
|2009||NY Thing, AA NY Thing||Stella||Television film|
|2011||Down the Shore||Susan|
|2011||Martha Marcy May Marlene||Katie|
|2012||Keep the Lights On||Vivian|
|2013||Happy Sad, TheThe Happy Sad||Mandy|
|2013||Captain Phillips||Allison McColl|
|2013||Edge of the Woods, TheThe Edge of the Woods||Helen||Short film|
|2013||Re: Jess||Lara||Short film|
|2014||True Story||Mary Jane Longo|
|2015||While We're Young||Marina|
|2006||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Daphne||Episode: "Cruise to Nowhere"|
|2006||Smith||Nancy Scialfa||3 episodes|
|2008||Law & Order||Sugar / Melinda Whitman||Episode: "Tango"|
|2008||Fringe||Emily Kramer||Episode: "The Cure"|
|2013||Newsroom, TheThe Newsroom||Erica||Episode: "The Genoa Tip"|
|2013||Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife||Heather Sorentino||Episode: "The Next Day"|
|2013–present||Orange Is the New Black||Polly Harper||16 episodes|
|2009–2010||In the Next Room||Mrs. Daldry||Broadway|
|2011–present||Belleville||Abby||Yale Repertory Theater|
- Horwitz, Andy. "Five Questions with Maria Dizzia". Culturebot. Retrieved May 19, 2011.
- Isherwood, Charles (February 18, 2009). "A Quaint Treatment for Women Wronged". New York Times. Retrieved April 22, 2011.