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Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei was born on December 4, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York to mother Patricia "Addie" Tomei, an English teacher and father Gary Tomei, a lawyer. Marisa also has a brother, actor Adam Tomei. As a child, Marisa's mother frequently corrected her speech as to eliminate her heavy Brooklyn accent. As a teen, Marisa attended Edward R. Murrow High ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 22 wins & 47 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016/II Behold My Heart (post-production)
 2016/I Behold My Heart (post-production)
Margaret Lang
 2014 The Rewrite
Holly Carpenter
 2014 Loitering with Intent
 2014 Love Is Strange
Kate Hull
 2013 She Said, She Said (Short)
 2010/I Cyrus
 2009 Amsterdam (Video)
 2007 Wild Hogs
 2007 Grace Is Gone
Woman at Pool
 2006 Rescue Me (TV Series)
- Karate (2006) ... Angie
- Satisfaction (2006) ... Angie
- Zombies (2006) ... Angie
- Chlamydia (2006) ... Angie
 2005 Factotum
 2005 Loverboy
 2004 Alfie
 2003 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Sara Sloane
- A Star Is Born Again (2003) ... Sara Sloane (voice)
 2002 The Guru
 2001 Jenifer (TV Movie)
Nina Capelli
 2000 King of the Jungle
Det. Costello
 2000/I The Watcher
 2000 Dirk and Betty
 1998 Only Love (TV Movie)
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie)
Tori (uncredited)
 1998 My Own Country (TV Movie)
Mattie Vines
 1997 A Brother's Kiss
 1995 Four Rooms
 1991 Zandalee
 1990 Parker Kane (TV Movie)
April Haynes
 1987 Leg Work (TV Series)
Donna Ricci
- Pilot (1987) ... Donna Ricci
 1986 Playing for Keeps
 1984 The Flamingo Kid
 1984 The Toxic Avenger
Health Club Girl (uncredited)
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TV commercial for Hanes brand casual active wear and underwear (2005). See more »

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4 Interviews | 8 Articles | 7 Pictorials | 13 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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[on being nude in films] I definitely feel like I didn't want to do that kind of thing when I was younger because I didn't think that it was something a serious actress would do, in a way there is validity to that. It's harder to be taken seriously when you're younger, doing that but I've also come to a point of being able to handle the reaction to it - that probably would have been more ... See more »


Announced in 7 February 2005 edition of New York Times, she has signed to join the cast of Neil LaBute's "This Is How It Goes" at New York's Public Theatre, beginning previews, March 8, 2005, co-starring Ben Stiller. See more »


Plays independent women with a carefree appearance but with a complex personality and a difficult life. See more »

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Too HOT to play Aunt May? acesso-33
She is SO HOT dmcarp88
Beautiful nairflair
Is the Gloria Steinem bio project still going ahead bk_76
Marisa is great in Realistic Joneses! elmyraduff
Good reviews for her performance in Love is Strange bk_76
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