Actress Matarazzo plans to wed longtime girlfriend

FILE - In this March 28, 2009 file photo, actress Heather Matarazzo, left, and girlfriend Carolyn Murphy attend the 20th Annual GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) Media Awards in New York. With New York becoming the sixth, and largest, state to legalize same-sex marriage, Matarazzo plans to wed longtime girlfriend Carolyn Murphy. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)

July 26, 2011 7:41:51 AM PDT
Heather Matarazzo has played some tough parts in her career - from Dawn Weiner in "Welcome to the Dollhouse" to Sadie Atkins in the upcoming "Manson Girls." But the 28-year-old actress sees her next role as the most important.