Marissa Jaret Winokur Poster


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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 2 February 1973New York City, New York, USA
Height 5' (1.52 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Marissa Jaret Winokur was born on February 2, 1973 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for American Beauty (1999), The Talk (2010) and Fever Pitch (2005). She has been married to Judah Miller since October 7, 2006. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Judah Miller (7 October 2006 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (16)

Grew up in Bedford Village, New York.
Father Michael is a retired architect.
Is the youngest of four siblings.
Mother Maxine is a retired teacher.
Studied musical theatre for two years at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in Manhattan.
Joined the touring company of Grease, 1994-1995, and later played Pink Lady Jan in Grease on Broadway (1995).
Won Broadway's 2003 Tony Award as Best Actress (Musical) for her performance as Tracy Turnblad in "Hairspray."
Engaged to her fiancée who she met in 1994 during a stage production of Grease. [2005]
Survived a bout with cervical cancer in 2001.
Expecting her first child (via a surrogate) later this year with her husband, Judah Miller.
Marissa and her husband, Judah Miller, became the parents of a son, Zev Issac Miller, on July 22, 2008. Zev weighed in at 8 lbs. 7 oz. and measured 21 inches long.
Returning to her Tony award-winning role as Tracy Turnblad in "Hairspray" for 1 month. [June 2005]
Contestant on season 6 of Dancing with the Stars (2005). [March 2008]
Is the leading lady in the Broadway musical, "Hairspray". [2002]
Currently filming a pilot for her new sitcom "The Furst Family". She is also starring in the movie picked up by the New Line Cinema "Always a Bridesmaid". She will be picking up the part of Tracy in the L.A. leg of the Hairspray tour. [April 2004]

Personal Quotes (1)

"I still cry, even when I get introduced as 'the Tony Award winning actress.'" - On her reaction to her Tony win.

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