Heather Matarazzo is an American actress. In 1992, she debuted in 2 episodes of the TV series The Adventures of Pete and Pete. She next played Bethany in 4 episodes of Townies. She then made her cinematic debut as Dawn in the film Welcome to the Dollhouse. She won an Independent Spirit Award for Best Debut Performance for her work here. She later had roles in the films Hurricane Streets, The Devil’s Advocate, 54, The Hairy Bird, and Scream 3. She gained mainstream recognition for her supporting role as Lilly on The Princess Diaries. The rest of the 2000s saw her perform in the movies Sorority Boys, Saved! and Hostel: Part II. She also reprised her role as Lilly on The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement.