Birth Name: Maura Tierney
Birth Place: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Born Maura Lynn Tierney on Feb. 3, 1965 in Boston, MA, Tierney was raised in Boston's Hyde Park district. Growing up, Tierney's father, J , was a lawyer and mayoral candidate who served eight terms on the Boston city council; her mother, Pat, was a real-estate agent. The eldest of three siblings, Tierney attended the all-girls Catholic Notre Dame Academy as a teenager. While studying drama at the school, Tierney made an appearance in the Boston Globe Drama Festival. Upon her graduation, she moved to New York to study drama at New York University and performed in several university plays, including "Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean," "Baby With the Bathwater," "Danny and...
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