Where Is She Now: Maria Pitillo (Actress) - Godzilla.
Name: Maria Pitillo
Born: January 8, 1965, Elmira, New York
Claim To Fame: She is best known for playing Audrey Timmonds in Godzilla in 1998.
Family Life: She has been married since 2002 to David Fortney (her second marriage). She has a daughter, Eva Jean.
Info: Pitillo got her start performing in television commercials in New York City. In 1987, she was cast as Nancy Don Lewis for the ABC Network soap opera, Ryan's Hope, a role she kept until the series ended in 1989.
She went on to play Annie in the TNT network production of The Lost Capone (1990). Pitillo also did voice training to perform two songs for the movie Bye Bye Blackbird.
In the mid 1990s, Pitillo moved to California and worked
steadily in TV and film productions, with roles in Escape from Terror: The Teresa Stamper Story (1995), Partners (1995), Dear God (1996) and Something To Believe In (1998), Godzilla (1998), and a recurring role on TV?s Providence (2001?02).
During her acting career, Pitillo frequently worked with
director James Burrows and writer/producer Jeff Greenstein. She gained a reputation as a consistent utility actor who has participated during the early stages of project development and read with actors auditioning for parts.
Trivia: Received the 1999 Golden Raspberry Award for Worst
Supporting Actress for her role as Audrey Timmonds in the Centropolis Entertainment production of Godzilla.
Attended Mahwah High School in New Jersey, where she was on the track team, before transferring to Northern Highlands Regional High School.
Was prevented from attending her high school graduation ceremony after an altercation with her English teacher.
Is an avid runner and Yoga enthusiast.
Is of Italian and Irish descent.
Is an alumna of Playhouse West School and Repertory
Where Is She Now: Pitillo retired from full-time acting in 2006 to raise her family and operate a small business with her husband. She is currently iving in Ross CA, north of San Francisco.