Marisa Petroro is an Italian-American actress originally from New Jersey. She is best known for her diverse film roles in Comedy Central’s RENO 911!: MIAMI and Roadside Attraction’s EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE ITALIAN along with her TV roles on Showtime’s DEXTER, ABC’s DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, NBC’s LAS VEGAS and most recently TNT’s FRANKLIN & BASH, NBC’s TOUCH, Lifetime’s DROP DEAD DIVA and the season finale of NBC’s REVOLUTION. She is also known as one of the original briefcase models (#18) on NBC’s hit game show, DEAL OR NO DEAL. Marisa was the national spokesperson for the Sarcoma Foundation of America from 2008-2010 and is a 22-year cancer survivor of Rhabdomyosarcoma.
She can also be seen in I’m Harry Clark, a dark comedy about a small town politician which is premiering at the Los Angeles Downtown Film Festival in July 2013.