A Jersey girl, Mary was born in Newark and raised in Union, She is of Sicilian, Swedish and Syrian decent.

 

Mary started her theater roots with the Joe Ruddy School of Dance performing with The Union Town Players in their yearly variety shows.

 

After raising a family and building a successful family business, Mary attended the NJ School of Dramatic Arts for several years. After completing the program, she continued with Roger Hendricks Simon at The Simon Studios in NYC, where she currently studies classical/ modern theater and TV/Film technique.

 

Mary continues her success in Film with the release of "Wing Girls" an independent feature premiering at The Hoboken Film Festival  and  the short film"Nuthin" ,winning an award for "Best Short Comedy" at The Roselle Park Short Film Festival.

 

In Theater, Mary recently performed  in "FOLLIES" directed by award winning director,  Ed Bontempo. And she also performed in THE PERRY NOMINATED original musical "THEY CALL IT GRAVY, WE CALL IT SAUCE". I it's 5th successful run, Mary not only has one of the the lead roles, but is also co-directed.

 

When Mary isn't acting she teaches Martial Arts. She currently received 4th Dan (Mastership) and teaches cardiokickboxing classes.She also takes Tap/ Jazz Dance with THE LOIS ALLEN SCHOOl OF DANCE