Born in upstate New York, and raised in Rome, Italy, Mary Anna is fluent in Italian. Growing up in Italy imparted her with a love of language, history, art, and the classics. After graduating high school she returned to the United States for university and has a B.A. in Drama.
She has studied at the British American Drama Academy at Oxford and the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. When she is not with her family or acting she has a passion for singing, art, yoga. She adores great writing, and will read anything she can get her hands on that fits that bill.