Claudia Haro is a former Hollywood actress, well known for her role in the 1995 film Casino. Haro also appeared in a host of other successful projects including New Nightmare and Gone Fishin.
Part of the reason Claudia was also very popular was her marriage to renowned actor Joe Pesci who also appeared in Casino, they had a daughter, Tiffany. However, the marriage ended in divorce in 1992.
By 1998, she went into a second marriage with Garret Warren, a stuntman. However, the marriage only lasted a year as the couple got divorced in 1999. She and Garrett have a girl child called Kaylie. Let us find out more about Claudia’s life and career.
Claudia Haro – Biography
Claudia Haro’s date of birth, place of birth, nationality and other personal details are unknown to the public. All that is known is that she was born in the United States in the year 1967.
For someone who was born in the pre-social media era, it is perhaps no surprise that she is not active on any social networking site like Instagram and Facebook, which is most likely why her personal life isn’t really known.
Claudia Haro has starred in successful movies like; Gone Fishin and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare. This movie opened many doors for her in the acting industry. It also led to her signing her new project ‘Casino’. Although Gone Fishin did not do so well, New Nightmare fared better, exceeding financial expectations. On Rotten Tomatoes, 78% of 37 critics gave it a positive review and it earned 19.7 million dollars. This paved the way for Haro’s project and role in Casino.
Casino was released on November 22, 1995. It received a positive review at the Box Office. The film had a budget of 30-40 million dollars and it earned $116.1 million, far exceeding expectations. It is rated 8.2/10 in IMDB, 79% on Rotten Tomatoes and 73% in Metacritic. This movie became what Claudia Haro was known for and remains her biggest project in the movie industry.
Haro met her first husband for the first time at an Easter Brunch and then later, on the set of Gone Fishin. His name is Joe Pesci, known for his role in Home Alone. He has starred in many movies and is known and loved by the public. They were together for many years before finally saying their vows on 7th May 1988. They hoped to be married for a long time and had a lovely daughter, Tiffany Pesci. However, the marriage didn’t last. They were together for four years and in 1992 the couple got a divorce and parted ways.
After that, Haro met Garret Warren a Hollywood stuntman. They tied the knot on March 25, 1998, and welcomed their daughter, Kayla into the world on December 17, 1998. After two years of marriage, there was a messy divorce. Warren filed for divorce on July 13, 1999. Haro claimed that Warren was abusive and vicious. She claimed he was an alcoholic, drug addict, womanizer, homosexual, and a child molester. After the divorce was finalized in 2000, they fought for custody of their daughter and Warren won.
In 2005, Haro was arrested as a suspect for the attempted murder of her ex-husband Garret Warren but was later released due to lack of sufficient evidence. Warren was shot four times. In the hip, chest, eye, and leg and somehow managed to survive.
Unfortunately, Warren lost his eye and had to retire as a stuntman. For two years, the authorities couldn’t find who tried to kill him but then, a picture of Warren and his home address was found in Miguel Quiroz’s (a restaurant owner and drug dealer) trunk. This led them to Claudia’s brother who was the shooter. He pointed out that Claudia was the mastermind behind all of it. Claudia was sentenced to 12 years and four months in prison.
Claudia Haro’s career was a rather short one due to both her own choice to retire early and her imprisonment. However, her short-lived fame was an impactful and successful one. She starred in several successful films and amassed wealth. Claudia Haro’s wealth in her heydays was estimated at $12 million, however, her prison sentence would most likely take a toll on her finances.
Facts About Joe Pesci’s Wife
1. Claudia dated Russel Armstrong who committed suicide, an incident which scarred her for a while.
2· Joe Pesci and Claudia Haro starred in a couple of films together.
3· Joe Pesci’s presence and support throughout Claudia’s court hearings raised eyebrows and suspicions about his complicity.