December 29, 1974 |
Cranford, New Jersey, U.S.
|Children||Albertine (b. August, 2014)|
Maria Teresa Dizzia (born December 29, 1974) is an American actress. 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). 
Dizzia performed in the Sarah Ruhl play In the Next Room on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre, from October 22, 2009 to January 10, 2010. She received a 2010 Tony Award nomination, Featured Actress in a Play.
Dizzia appeared in the premiere production of the Amy Herzog play, Belleville, at the Yale Repertory Theatre, from October 21, 2011 to November 12, 2011. She then appeared in the play Off-Broadway at the New York Theatre Workshop from March 3, 2013 to April 14, 2013. She was nominated for the 2013 Drama Desk Award, Outstanding Actress in a Play.
Dizzia grew up in Cranford, New Jersey, the daughter of Lorraine (née Bladis) and John Paul Dizzia. Her sister is a lawyer. She 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.
|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|
|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||While We're Young||Marina|
|2015||True Story||Mary Jane Longo|
|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"|
|2009||NY Thing, AA NY Thing||Stella||Television film|
|2013||Newsroom, TheThe Newsroom||Erica||Episode: "The Genoa Tip"|
|2013||Good Wife, TheThe Good Wife||Heather Sorentino||Episode: "The Next Day"|
|2013–2014||Orange Is the New Black||Polly Harper||16 episodes|
|2015||Elementary||Penny||Episode: "When Your Number's Up"|
|2015||Master of None||Amanda||Episode: "Plan B"|
|2009–2010||In the Next Room||Mrs. Daldry||Broadway|
|2011–2011||Belleville||Abby||Yale Repertory Theater|
- Isherwood, Charles (February 18, 2009). "A Quaint Treatment for Women Wronged". New York Times. Retrieved April 22, 2011.
- "'Eurydice' 2007" lortel.org, accessed December 1, 2015
- "'In the Next Room' Broadway" playbillvault.com, accessed December 1, 2015
- Hetrick, Adam. "Maria Dizzia and Greg Keller Move Into 'Belleville' at Yale Rep Oct. 21" playbill.com, October 21, 2011
- "'Belleville' 2013" lortel.org, accessed December 1, 2015
- Maria Dizzia grandmother obituary retrieved 3/8/2015
- Horwitz, Andy. "Five Questions with Maria Dizzia". Culturebot. Retrieved May 19, 2011.