Deborah Debi Mazar is an American actress and television personality, known for her Jersey Girltype roles as sharptongued women in independent films and for her starring role in the Cooking Channel series, Extra Virgin, along with her husband Gabriele Corcos. She is also known for her role as press agent Shauna Roberts on the HBO series Entourage. and currently stars as Maggie on TV Lands Younger.
Mazar was born in Jamaica, Queens, New York, the daughter of Nancy and Harry Mazar. Her father was born in the Latvian SSR, Soviet Union, to a Jewish family, but raised in the Roman Catholic Church. She had no knowledge of her fathers ancestry until her twenties. Her mother was raised a Roman Catholic, briefly converted to Judaism, then became a Buddhist, and later joined Jehovahs Witnesses until she was disfellowshipped for taking a blood transfusion.