About Cathy Moriarty:
Cathy Moriarty is an American actress whose career spans over thirty years. Her role as Jake LaMotta's wife Vikki in Raging Bull (1980), directed by Martin Scorsese, earned her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Moriarty's film credits include Neighbors, Soapdish, Casper, Analyze That and The Bounty Hunter. Appearances on television include Tales from the Crypt (for which she won a CableACE Award for Best Actress in a Dramatic Series), Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
I learned one thing from De Niro: He taught me to listen. Nobody says anything strictly from the script. It's improvised. It was the best piece of advice I have ever gotten in my life. It has helped me through the past thirty years.Cathy Moriarty
Robert De Niro taught me how to listen, and how to be part of the conversation. It's not just about reading your lines and saying what's in the script; you have to understand your character, along with the other characters so that you can always resp...Cathy Moriarty
I can't say there were parts I was offered and turned down, but there were meetings for parts that I didn't go to, meetings I should have gone to, meetings I was advised against going to. I listened to that advice.Cathy Moriarty