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Heather Matarazzo and Carolyn Murphy

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Heather Matarazzo and Carolyn Murphy

Heather Matarazzo and Caroline Murphy

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Who is Heather Matarazzo?

Heather Matarazzo is an actor who got her start in when 1996 she played the part of Dawn "Weinerdog" Weiner in Welcome to the Dollhouse. She has appeared in many movies and TV shows since, including The Princess Diaries and Exes and Ohs.

Who is Carolyn Murphy?

Carolyn Murphy is a musician.

How did they meet?

According to Lisa Jamma, Heather and Carolyn have been dating for over a year (August 2008) and it was "love at first sight."

Marriage

Heather Matarazzo and Carolyn Murphy announced their plans to be married in August 2008. They live in California, one of two states in the U.S. to recognize same-sex marriage. A wedding date has not been set.

Quotes and Tibdits about Heather Matarazzo and Carolyn Murphy

Heather Matarazzo's publicist, Lisa Jamma said that both women proposed to eachother. "It was really cute. First Heather proposed to Carolyn, then Carolyn proposed to her," she said.

Heather Matarazzo came out as a lesbian in 2004. In an interview with the New York Daily News she said, "I met the person I'm so madly crazy in love with. She's not famous yet. She will be. She wants to do musical theater and stage, which is not as demoralizing as the movie business is." By casually mentioning her partner's gender, Matarazzo took a huge step and subtly announced to the world, "I am a lesbian."

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