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Marisa Tomei

Knowledge Identifier: +Marisa_Tomei


Marisa Tomei

American stage, film and television actress add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1964.

Countries: United States (78%), United Kingdom (10%), (5%)

Main connections: My Cousin Vinny, Joe Pesci, The Rewrite

Linked to: War, Inc., The New York Times, Edward R. Murrow High School, Hanes




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Marisa Tomei was born in 1964 add something


After graduating from Edward R. Murrow High School in 1982, she attended Boston University for a year add something


Her film debut was a minor role in the 1984 comedy film "The Flamingo Kid", with Matt Dillon add something


Labyrinth (film) - Monthly auditions were held in the U.S until January 1985, and Jane Krakowski, Yasmine Bleeth, Sarah Jessica Parker, Marisa Tomei, Laura_Dern, Ally Sheedy, Maddie Corman, and Mia Sara all auditioned for the role


Tomei followed up "As the World Turns", in 1986, with a role on the sitcom "A Different World" as Maggie Lauten during the first season add something


Following her work on "As The World Turns", Tomei came to prominence as a supporting cast member on "The Cosby Show" spinoff "A Different World" in 1987 add something


During the 1990s, Tomei made several television appearances add something


Tomei spent several years away from high-profile roles and major motion pictures in the late 1990s, before rising again to prominence in the early 2000s add something


Jeff Fahey - In 1990 he starred alongside Marisa Tomei in "Parker Kane" and Clint Eastwood in the Eastwood directed "White Hunter, Black Heart"


After appearing in a few films, her breakthrough came in 1992 with the comedy "My Cousin Vinny", for which she won the Academy award for Best Supporting Actress add something


Following several small films, her breakthrough comedic performance came in the 1992 film "My Cousin Vinny", for which she received critical praise for her performance add something


Rex Reed - After Jack Palance presented the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress to Marisa Tomei in 1992, Reed started a rumour that Palance had erroneously called out the wrong name because he was unable to read the printing on the card inside the envelope, became confused or was too "drunk" or "stoned" to announce the winner properly


Ralph Macchio - In 1992, he starred opposite Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei in the hit comedy "My Cousin Vinny", playing William Gambini, who was wrongly accused of murder while passing through a small Alabama town


Mabel Normand - Normand is played by actress Marisa Tomei in the 1992 film "Chaplin", by Morganne Picard in the motion picture "Return to Babylon" , and by Penelope Lagos in the first bio-pic about her life, a 35-minute dramatic short film entitled "Madcap Mabel"


My Cousin Vinny - "'My Cousin Vinny"' is a 1992 American comedy film written by Dale Launer, directed by Jonathan Lynn, and starring Joe Pesci, Ralph Macchio, Marisa Tomei, Mitchell_Whitfield, Lane Smith, Bruce McGill and Fred Gwynne


For her performance, Tomei was named Best Supporting Actress at the 1993 Academy awards, prevailing over Miranda Richardson, Joan Plowright, Vanessa Redgrave and Judy Davis add something


Christian Slater - In 1993, Slater tried to expand his film genre, playing opposite Marisa Tomei in "Untamed Heart" and playing Clarence Worley in the Quentin Tarantino penned cult classic "True Romance", which received many rave reviews


Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jay Mohr wrote in his book "Gasping for Airtime" that, as guest host in October 1994, Tomei insisted that a proposed sketch, "Good Morning Brooklyn," not be used because she did not like the idea of being stereotyped; that stand displeased the writers and performers, given the show's penchant for satirizing celebrities add something


Joaquim de Almeida - Later in 1994, Almeida starred alongside Robert Downey, Jr., Marisa Tomei and Bonnie Hunt in the romantic comedy "Only You", in which he plays a suave Italian businessman named Giovanni


The Paper (film) - "'The Paper"' is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Ron Howard and starring Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid and Robert Duvall


In 1995, she made a guest appearance on the sitcom "Seinfeld", playing herself in the two-part episode "The Cadillac add something


Trini Alvarado - Alvarado's next film was 1995's "The Perez Family", co-starring Alfred Molina, Anjelica Huston and Marisa Tomei


In 1998, she received an American Comedy award nomination for Funniest Supporting Actress for Tamara Jenkins's cult film "Slums of Beverly Hills", in which she appeared alongside Natasha Lyonne and Alan Arkin add something


In 2001, Tomei appeared in Todd Field's Best Picture nominee "In the Bedroom" opposite Sissy Spacek and Tom Wilkinson, earning several awards including a ShoWest award for Best Supporting Actress in 2002 add something


In 2002 she appeared in the Bollywood-inspired film "The Guru" and voiced the role of Bree Blackburn, the main antagonist in the animated feature film "The Wild Thornberrys Movie" add something


In 2003, Tomei appeared in one of her biggest commercial hits, "Anger Management" add something


Dianne Wiest - In 2003, she appeared with Al Pacino and Marisa Tomei in Oscar Wilde's Salome.


The following year, she appeared in the film "Alfie" based on the 1966 British film of the same name, opposite Jude Law add something


In 2005, she was featured in an ad campaign for Hanes with the slogan "Look who we've got our Hanes on now", featuring various other celebrities including Michael Jordan, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Damon Wayans, Matthew Perry and, on Spanish-language advertising, Aracely Arámbula and Pablo Montero add something


Charles Bukowski - A film adaptation of "Factotum", starring Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, and Marisa Tomei, was released in 2005


Amanda Peet - In 2005, Peet appeared in the play "This Is How It Goes", filling in for Marisa Tomei at the last minute after six days of rehearsal


Hanes - In 2005, an ad campaign was run with the slogan "Look who we've got our Hanes on now", featuring various celebrities including Michael Jordan, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Marisa Tomei, Damon_Wayans, Matthew Perry, and on Spanish-language advertising, Aracely Arámbula, and Pablo Montero


In 2006, Tomei had a recurring role on "Rescue Me", playing Johnny Gavin's ex-wife Angie add something


The Wrestler (2008 film) - "'The Wrestler"' is a 2008 American sports drama film directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by Robert D. Siegel, and starring Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei, and Evan Rachel Wood


Tomei was included at No. 18 on the "FHM" annual list of "100 Sexiest Females in the world" in 2009 add something


Sundance Film Festival - She appeared in "Salvation Boulevard" with Jennifer Connelly, Pierce Brosnan and Greg Kinnear, which premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival add something


Tomei hosted the 2011 Scientific and Technical awards, which was followed by an appearance at the 83rd Academy awards add something


Michaela Conlin - Conlin appears in the 2011 drama film, "The Lincoln Lawyer", with Matthew McConaughey and Marisa Tomei


The Lincoln Lawyer (film) - "'The Lincoln Lawyer "' is a 2011 American thriller film adapted from the novel of the same name by Michael Connelly, starring Matthew McConaughey, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy and Marisa Tomei


Tomei was featured in the second episode of the third season on NBC's, "Who Do You Think You Are-", on February 10, 2012 add something


The Rewrite - In November 2012, actor Marisa Tomei entered negotiations to star opposite Grant


Joshua Jackson - In 2013 Jackson appeared in the IFC film "Inescapable" with Marisa Tomei and Alexander Siddig


The Big Short (film) - On April 21, 2015, more cast was revealed by "Deadline" including Melissa Leo, Marisa Tomei, Tracy_Letts, Hamish Linklater, John Magaro, Byron Mann, Rafe Spall, Jeremy Strong and Finn Wittrock


Spider-Man in film - In July 2015, it was reported that Marisa Tomei was in talks for the role of Aunt May


The events of the 2017 Oscars ceremony, where a screwup led to Warren Beatty getting a card that led him to believe that La La Land had won Best Picture, only for a on-stage PwC worker to interrupt with the card that showed the Best Picture winner was Moonlight confirmed for good that Reed's story was completely false and bankrupt add something


In 2018, Tomei played the role of Dr. May Updale in "The First Purge" add something