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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, Sicily, Campania, and Calabria. As a child, Marisa's mother frequently corrected her ... See full bio »

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

Known For

The Wrestler
The Wrestler Cassidy
(2008)
The Lincoln Lawyer
The Lincoln Lawyer Maggie McPherson
(2011)
What Women Want
(2000)

Filmography

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 2016 Behold My Heart (post-production)
Margaret Lang
 2014 The Rewrite
Holly Carpenter
 2014 Loitering with Intent
Gigi
 2014 Love Is Strange
Kate Hull
 2013 She Said, She Said (Short)
Marishka
 2010/I Cyrus
Molly
 2009 Amsterdam (Video)
Donna
 2007 Wild Hogs
Maggie
 2007 Grace Is Gone
Woman at Pool
 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 King of the Jungle
Det. Costello
 2000/I The Watcher
Polly
 2000 Dirk and Betty
Paris
 1998 Only Love (TV Movie)
Evie
 1998 Since You've Been Gone (TV Movie)
Tori (uncredited)
 1998 My Own Country (TV Movie)
Mattie Vines
 1997 A Brother's Kiss
Missy
 1995 Four Rooms
Margaret
 1991 Zandalee
Remy
 1990 Parker Kane (TV Movie)
April Haynes
 1987 Leg Work (TV Series)
Donna Ricci
- Pilot (1987) ... Donna Ricci
 1986 Playing for Keeps
Tracy
 1984 The Flamingo Kid
Mandy
 1984 The Toxic Avenger
Health Club Girl (uncredited)
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Made her off-Broadway stage debut in 1986, playing "Cetta" in John Morgan Evans' "Daughters" at the Westside Arts Theatre. She won a Theatre World Award for her performance. See more »

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

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Height:

5' 4½" (1.64 m)
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Personal Quote:

You can't really be old in L.A., it's kind of like a crime. See more »

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In 2003, she played the title role in a revival of Oscar Wilde's "Salome" in an Actors Studio production, directed by Estelle Parsons, on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre; co-stars included Al Pacino, Dianne Wiest, and David Strathairn. See more »

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

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Sagittarius

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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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