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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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Won 1 Oscar. Another 15 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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  Wake (pre-production)
Dana
 2015 Daughter of God (post-production)
Janine Cullen
 2015 Chloe and Theo (completed)
Monica
 2015 Stalker (TV Series)
Vicki Gregg
- Love Kills (2015) ... Vicki Gregg
- The Woods (2015) ... Vicki Gregg
- Fun and Games (2015) ... Vicki Gregg
 2015 Do You Believe?
Samantha
 2015 Quitters
May Rayman
 2014 Falling Skies (TV Series)
Sara
- Shoot the Moon (2014) ... Sara
- Mind Wars (2014) ... Sara
 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
Amanda
 2012 The Trouble with Cali
The Balletmaster
 2011 Union Square
Lucy
 2010 The Presence
The Woman
 2010 Multiple Sarcasms
Cari
 2009 Leningrad
Keyt
 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)
Kate
 2003 Will & Grace (TV Series)
Diane
- Last Ex to Brooklyn (2003) ... Diane
 2003 Gods and Generals
Frances Caroline '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
Dina
 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)
Julie
 1995 Sweet Nothing
Monika
 1995 Tarantella
Diane
 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)
Teresa
 1993 New York Cop
Maria
 1993 Amongst Friends
Laura
 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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Other Works:

Harvard thesis: "Anti-Africanism in China: An Investigation into Chinese Attitudes towards Black Students in the PRC" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Alternate Names:

Bert D'Angelo's Daughter

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2011, on Mimic (1997)) Giant cockroach movie. Guillermo [Guillermo del Toro] is a very dear friend of mine, and I think I now wish I had done one of his later movies, because I have an intense disgust for cockroaches. I met with him, and felt I was in the presence of a genius. I don't love horror movies, but I felt if I was ever to go down that dark path, it would be under his surefooted care. ... See more »

Trivia:

Gave birth to her first child at age 37, a daughter Mattea Angel Backus on November 3, 2004. Child's father is her husband, Christopher Backus. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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