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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 23 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 The Big Short (completed)
Cynthia Baum
  Lemonade (announced)
 2015 Empire (TV Series)
Mimi Whiteman
- Poor Yorick (2015) ... Mimi Whiteman
- The Devils Are Here (2015) ... Mimi Whiteman
 2014 The Rewrite
Holly Carpenter
 2014 Loitering with Intent
 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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Played "Susy Hendrix" in Frederick Knott's "Wait Until Dark" opposite Quentin Tarantino at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City (April 5 1998 - June 28 1998). See more »

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

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5' 4½" (1.64 m)

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[on pole dancing] It's really physically hard! That pole work is crazy hard; to be really good on that pole and you have to be really strong. See more »


Co-hostess, with Mari Winsor, of an infomercial for the "Mari Winsor Slimming Pilates" fitness program. See more »


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Favourite Marisa Tomei movies petrolino
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Marisa is great in Realistic Joneses! elmyraduff
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Marisa on Leno......Marcy, we need to talk. popfriggineye
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