“Being typecast is a great thing for an actor: you work.I was considered one of the New York actors..of the New York mob actors."I like sitting on my fire escape with my coffee, watching the people." If the people were to look up this day, they would see a woman with the waist of Olive Oyl and the arms of Popeye clad in black -- silk pants and a bra clearly visible through her sheer blouse. "I knew I wanted to have money to buy things at the flea market. I go to the baker, the shoemaker, just like a Mother Goose rhyme." In the middle of her apartment is an elevated daybed surrounded by red walls filled with books: Oscar Wilde's "Salome," a Diane Arbus biography by Patricia Bosworth, Nora Ephron's "Crazy Salad." Hanging from the ceiling is a chandelier she pillaged from Luchow's restaurant on 14th Street, now a vacant lot. "I had to convert it into a more feminine sleeping area." "I grew up with the bathtub in the kitchen and all that," she said, reflecting on New York apartments.That's worked out well." Her real home is in Los Angeles now, but she had her cleaning lady "bust out" her dusty little apartment a few months ago in preparation for a stay during which she shot Mr. except that I don't dig the earthquakes," she said. Her loft, reached by a ladder that is not for the intoxicated to dare, houses a tiny platform bed with a diamond-shaped porthole. "I dig the life style, but it's got to have its touches now. "This apartment has been a complete disco," she said.He may have hit her around the head with a baseball bat but staggeringly the pop icon said she's never felt a connection like it, and invited Penn to be with her at the birth of her daughter Lourdes by Carlos Leon sixteen years ago.Clash: The couple's Malibu wedding in 1985, Madonna was happy to pose for official snap but Penn went completely over-the-top about privacy...Debi Mazar was born on August 13, 1964, on Manhattan's Lower East Side.
"I didn't have to study up for 'Jungle Fever' or 'Goodfellas,' " she said as she mixed tuna with balsamic vinegar and some virgin olive oil.
Her mother, Nancy, was an American-born Catholic who converted to Judaism upon marrying her father.
As a child, Debi Mazar was exposed to a remarkable diversity of faiths as her parents struggled to find spiritual satisfaction from different religions.
DEBI MAZAR is an oddly likable person, and not just because she collects Lady Schick shavers. Mazar, the actress, lives in a studio apartment decorated like a charming tomb, because she says she would rather date a plumber than a Hollywood agent, and because when a reporter offered to take her to lunch, she said no and whipped up tuna-fish sandwiches instead.
The door of her Greenwich Village apartment requires a hard shove before it cracks open with a hideous squeak. The building, nicknamed "Twin Peaks," looks to be from another century with its cathedral ceiling, huge exposed beams and wood-paneled walls.