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Happy Birthday To Westport’'s Linda Fiorentino

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WESTPORT, Conn. -- Happy Birthday To Westport’s Linda Fiorentino!

Fiorentino, who has owned a home in Westport, turns 56 on Wednesday. The actress and photographer was born March 9, 1960, in Philadelphia.

Fiorentino got her first professional role in 1985 when she starred in "Vision Quest." She then starred in the action film "Gotcha!," which was filmed in the United States, Paris and East Berlin. Her co-star Anthony Edwards later directed her in "Charlie's Ghost Story."

She won Best Actress awards from both the New York Film Critics Circle and the London Film Critics' Circle for her performance in "The Last Seduction". She was also nominated for a BAFTA Film Award for Best Actress.

She later worked again with director John Dahl, who cast her in his film "Unforgettable."

She co-starred with Paul Newman in the 2000 heist film "Where the Money Is." Later, she played a woman threatened by a sniper in the 2002 film "Liberty Stands Still" opposite Wesley Snipes.

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