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Marisa Tomei


Marisa Tomei was born on December 4, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, to Patricia Adelaide "Addie" (Bianchi), an English teacher, and Gary A. Tomei, a lawyer. Marisa has a brother, actor Adam Tomei. Her parents are both of Italian descent, with roots in Tuscany and Sicily. As a child, Marisa's mother frequently corrected her speech so as to eliminate ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 20 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Lemonade (announced)
Robin
 2014 The Rewrite
Holly Carpenter
 2013 She Said, She Said (Short)
Marishka
 2010/I Cyrus
Molly
 2009 Amsterdam (Video)
Donna
 2007 Wild Hogs
Maggie
 2006 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Angie
- Karate (2006) ... Angie
- Satisfaction (2006) ... Angie
- Zombies (2006) ... Angie
- Chlamydia (2006) ... Angie
 2005 Factotum
Laura
 2005 Loverboy
Sybil
 2004 Alfie
Julie
 2003 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Sara Sloane
- A Star Is Born Again (2003) ... Sara Sloane (voice)
 2002 The Guru
Lexi
 2001 Jenifer (TV Movie)
Nina Capelli
 2000/I The Watcher
Polly
 1998 Only Love (TV Movie)
Evie
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie)
Tori (uncredited)
 1998 My Own Country (TV Movie)
Mattie Vines
 1991 Zandalee
Remy
 1990 Parker Kane (TV Movie)
April Haynes
 1987 Leg Work (TV Series)
Donna Ricci
- Pilot (1987) ... Donna Ricci
 1984 The Toxic Avenger
Health Club Girl (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Starred as Isabella Bird/Joyce/Mrs. Kidd in Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls", directed by James Macdonald at the Biltmore Theatre in New York City (5/7/2008 - 6/29/2008). She received a Drama Desk Award nomination for her performance. See more »

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4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

(1996) I think the fantasy of being a movie star is more powerful than the reality. So, for me, even if it's not a great film or a great play I'm doing, to know that you went for it. You had an experience that made you grow artistically and personally. What's really satisfying is knowing that you did a good job. See more »

Trivia:

No relation to Concetta Tomei. See more »

Trademark:

Usually plays characters that are, or have been in, damaged relationships and/or have emotionally damaged lives. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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A nightmare to work with... richnsilky7783
Marisa is great in Realistic Joneses! elmyraduff
Good reviews for her performance in Love is Strange bk_76
Marisa on Leno......Marcy, we need to talk. popfriggineye
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