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Marisa Tomei is an American movie, stage and television actress. She was born in Brooklyn, New York City. She is of Italian ancestry. She has starred in a number of television programs, movies and stage plays. She starred in the comedy My Cousin Vinny in 1992.[1]

Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei TIFF 2012.jpg
Born (1964-12-04) December 4, 1964 (age 54)
OccupationActress
Years active1983–present

AwardsEdit

FilmographyEdit

Movie
Year Title Role Notes
1984 The Flamingo Kid Mandy
1984 The Toxic Avenger Health Club Girl uncredited[2]
1986 Playing for Keeps Tracy
1991 Oscar Lisa Provolone
1991 Zandalee Remy
1992 My Cousin Vinny Mona Lisa Vito Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actress (also for Chaplin)
MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Performance
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
1992 Equinox Rosie Rivers
1992 Chaplin Mabel Normand Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actress (also for My Cousin Vinny)
1993 Untamed Heart Caroline MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (shared with Christian Slater)
1994 Only You Faith Corvatch
1994 The Paper Martha Hacket
1995 The Perez Family Dorita Evita Perez
1995 Four Rooms Margaret
1996 Unhook the Stars Monica Warren Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Supporting Female Actor - Motion Picture
1997 A Brother's Kiss Missy
1997 Welcome to Sarajevo Nina
1998 Slums of Beverly Hills Rita Abromowitz American Comedy Awards for Funniest Supporting Actress – Motion Picture
Nominated — Teen Choice Award — Film — Funniest Scene (shared with Natasha Lyonne)
1998 My Own Country Mattie Vines TV movie
1998 Since You've Been Gone Tori TV movie
uncredited
1998 Only Love Elvie TV movie
2000 Happy Accidents Ruby Weaver
2000 The Watcher Dr. Polly Beilman
2000 What Women Want Lola Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
Blockbuster Entertainment Awards — Favorite Supporting Actress — Comedy/Romance
2000 King of the Jungle Det. Costello
2000 Dirk and Betty Paris
2001 In the Bedroom Natalie Strout Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Nominated — Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture Drama
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Cast - Motion Picture
2001 Someone Like You Liz
2001 Jenifer Nina Capelli TV movie
2002 The Wild Thornberrys Movie Bree Blackburn voice
2002 Just a Kiss Paula
2002 The Guru Lexi
2003 Anger Management Linda
2004 Alfie Julie
2005 Loverboy Sybil
2005 Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing and Charm School Meredith Morrison
2005 Factotum Laura
2006 Danika Danika
2007 Grace Is Gone Woman at Pool
2007 Wild Hogs Maggie
2007 Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Gina Hanson Gotham Award for Best Cast
Nominated — Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female
2007 The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud Penelope Cloud TV movie
2008 War, Inc. Natalie Hegalhuzen
2008 The Wrestler Cassidy/Pam Central Ohio Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
International Cinephile Society for Best Supporting Actress
Detroit Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Florida Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
Hollywood Film Festival Award for Supporting Actress of the Year
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Oklahoma Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
Nominated — Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
2010 Cyrus Molly Nominated — Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy
2010 Grown Ups Spectator Cameo
2011 The Lincoln Lawyer Margaret McPherson
2011 Salvation Boulevard Honey Foster
2011 Crazy, Stupid, Love. Kate
2011 The Ides of March Ida Horowicz
2012 Inescapable Fatima
2012 Parental Guidance Alice
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1983–85 As the World Turns Marcy Thompson
1987 ABC Afterschool Special Noelle Crandall 1 episode: "Supermom's Daughter"
1987 Leg Work Donna Ricci 1 episode: "Pilot"
1987 A Different World Maggie Lauten 21 episodes
1996 Seinfeld Herself 1 episode: "The Cadillac"
2003 The Simpsons Sara Sloane Voice
1 episode: "A Star Is Born Again"
2006 Rescue Me Angie Gavin 4 episodes
Gracie Allen Awards — Outstanding Supporting Actress — Drama Series

ReferencesEdit

  1. Rochlin, Margy (1997-02-02). "Vinny's Girlfriend, Climbing Back After Success". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-10-18.
  2. "(official studio site)". ToxicAvenger. Retrieved 2011-02-04.