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Mira Sorvino

Mira Katherine Sorvino was born on September 28, 1967 in Manhattan. She is the daughter of Lorraine Davis, an actress turned drama therapist, and veteran character actor Paul Sorvino. Her father's family were Italian immigrants. The young Sorvino was intelligent, an avid reader and an exceptional scholar. Her father discouraged her from becoming an... See full bio »

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 2016 A Dog and Pony Show (filming)
Sarah Jean
 2015 Daughter of God (completed)
Janine Cullen
  Beneath the Leaves (post-production)
Detective Erica Shotwell
  Wake (pre-production)
 2014-2015 Falling Skies (TV Series)
- Hatchlings (2015) ... Sara
- Hunger Pains (2015) ... Sara
- Find Your Warrior (2015) ... Sara
- Shoot the Moon (2014) ... Sara
 2015 Stalker (TV Series)
Vicki Gregg
- Love Kills (2015) ... Vicki Gregg
- Love Hurts (2015) ... Vicki Gregg
- The Woods (2015) ... Vicki Gregg
- Fun and Games (2015) ... Vicki Gregg
 2015 Chloe and Theo
 2015 Do You Believe?
 2015 Quitters
May Rayman
 2014 Perfect Sisters
Linda / Perfect Mom
 2013 Gaffigan (TV Movie)
Jeannie Gaffigan
 2013 Trooper (TV Movie)
K.J. Flaxton
 2013 Space Warriors
Sally Hawkins
 2012 Finding Mrs. Claus (TV Movie)
Jessica Claus
 2012 Trade of Innocents
Claire Becker
 2012 Smitty
 2012 The Trouble with Cali
The Balletmaster
 2011 Union Square
 2010 The Presence
The Woman
 2010 Multiple Sarcasms
 2009 Leningrad
 2009 Like Dandelion Dust
Wendy Porter
 2009 The Last Templar (TV Mini-Series)
Tess Chaykin
 2008 House M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Cate Milton
- Frozen (2008) ... Dr. Cate Milton
 2006 Covert One: The Hades Factor (TV Mini-Series)
Rachel Russel
 2005 Human Trafficking (TV Mini-Series)
 2003 Will & Grace (TV Series)
- Last Ex to Brooklyn (2003) ... Diane
 2003 Gods and Generals
Fanny Chamberlain
 2002 Between Strangers
Natalia Bauer
 2002 Angel of Death
Maria Delgado
 2001 Massive Attack: Eleven Promos (Video)
Black Haired Femme Fatale
 2001 The Grey Zone
 2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous
Mira Sorvino
 2000 The Great Gatsby (TV Movie)
Daisy Buchanan
 1998 Free Money
Agent Karen Polarski
 1998 Lulu on the Bridge
Celia Burns
 1998 Too Tired to Die
Death / Jean
 1996 Tales of Erotica
Teresa (segment "Dutch Master, The")
 1996 Jake's Women (TV Movie)
 1995 Sweet Nothing
 1995 Tarantella
 1995 The Buccaneers (TV Mini-Series)
Conchita Closson
- Plunder (1995) ... Conchita Closson
- Capture (1995) ... Conchita Closson
- Ambush (1995) ... Conchita Closson
- Conquest (1995) ... Conchita Closson
- Invasion (1995) ... Conchita Closson
 1994 The Second Greatest Story Ever Told (TV Movie)
Mary Weinstein
 1994 Parallel Lives (TV Movie)
Matty Derosa
 1994 Barcelona
Marta Ferrer
 1993 The Obit Writer (Short)
 1993 The Dutch Master (Short)
 1993 New York Cop
 1993 Amongst Friends
 1992 Swans Crossing (TV Series)
Sophia Eva McCormick Decastro
- Episode #1.26 (1992) ... Sophia Eva McCormick Decastro
- Episode #1.18 (1992) ... Sophia Eva McCormick Decastro
- Episode #1.11 (1992) ... Sophia Eva McCormick Decastro
- Episode #1.10 (1992) ... Sophia Eva McCormick Decastro
- Episode #1.7 (1992) ... Sophia Eva McCormick Decastro
 1985 The Stuff
Factory Worker (uncredited)
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Julie Camalletti (1991) (temporary replacement)
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Harvard thesis: "Anti-Africanism in China: An Investigation into Chinese Attitudes towards Black Students in the PRC" See more »

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17 Interviews | 13 Articles | 9 Pictorials | 15 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Bert D'Angelo's Daughter


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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(2011) Free Money (1998). My Brando experience. The movie? Perhaps not as fully realized as we all hoped. But it was an amazing experience for me to work with Marlon Brando, because I had always idolized him, and it was so thrilling to get to work with him...I actually have lots of Brando anecdotes from that movie, but it would take all day, so I can't really tell you. And besides, I'm saving ... See more »


Chosen by People (USA) magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (1996). See more »

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