While out delivering, the duo save Piella Bakewell, a former pin-up girl mascot for the Bake-O-Lite bread company, and her miniature poodle, Fluffles.
The brakes on her bicycle appear to have failed as she careers down a hill and into the local zoo.
His father is of three quarters Italian and one quarter German Jewish ancestry, while his mother is of Irish, Polish, and English descent.
Mazzello's first film appearance was a small role in Presumed Innocent (1990), starring Harrison Ford.
He followed up that success with a supporting role as an abused child in the drama Radio Flyer (1992).
His most notable roles were as Douglas Gresham in Shadowlands and Tim Murphy in Jurassic Park, both in 1993, Dexter in the 1995 film The Cure, and Eugene "Sledgehammer" Sledge in the HBO miniseries The Pacific.
Baker Bob is murdered by an unseen assailant that he recognises; he is the latest of twelve local bakers to be killed.
They narrowly save her from crashing into the crocodile enclosure.Gromit becomes suspicious after testing the bicycle brakes and noticing that they work perfectly fine, but Wallace is smitten with Piella. Gromit quickly comes to resent Piella for her demanding and controlling relationship with Wallace and insistence on decorating the house (including Gromit's room).