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Marisa Tomei

Actress
Female
Born Dec 4, 1964
Age 51
Hometown Kings County
Alma Mater Boston University

Marisa Tomei is an American stage, film and television actress. 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. 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.… Read More

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Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei
Age 51

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  • Gary A. Tomei
    Gary A. Tomei
    Father
  • Patricia Addie Tomei
    Patricia Addie Tomei
    Mother

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  • Adam Tomei
    Adam Tomei
    Brother

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CHILDHOOD

1964 Birth Born on December 4, 1964.

TEENAGE

1982 17 Years Old After graduating from Edward R. Murrow High School in 1982, she attended Boston University for a year. … Read More
1984 19 Years Old Her film debut was a minor role in the 1984 comedy film The Flamingo Kid, in which she played Mandy, a waitress. … Read More

TWENTIES

1987 22 Years Old During this phase, she made her stage debut in 1987 at the age of 22 with the off-Broadway play Daughters, in which she played Cetta. … Read More
1992 27 Years Old Following several small films, Tomei came to international prominence with her comedic performance in the 1992 film My Cousin Vinny, for which she received critical praise. … Read More
1993 28 Years Old 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. … Read More
1994 29 Years Old …  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.

THIRTIES

1995 - 2000 2 More Events
2001 36 Years Old In 2001, Tomei appeared in Todd Field's Best Picture nominee In the Bedroom, earning several awards including a ShoWest Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2002. … Read More
2002 37 Years Old 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.
2003 38 Years Old In 2003, Tomei appeared in one of her biggest commercial hits, Anger Management. … Read More

FORTIES

2005 40 Years Old 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, and Matthew Perry.
2006 41 Years Old In 2006, Tomei had a recurring role on Rescue Me, playing Johnny Gavin's ex-wife Angie. She won a Gracie Allen Award for Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her work in the four episodes she appeared in. The following year, she appeared in the comedy Wild Hogs. The film was the 13th highest-grossing movie of 2007 ($168,273,550 domestic box office). … Read More
2008 43 Years Old In 2008, Tomei played Cassidy/Pam, a struggling stripper, in the Darren Aronofsky film The Wrestler. … Read More
2009 44 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2009, Tomei recorded the role of Mary Magdalene in Thomas Nelson's audio Bible production The Word of Promise.
2010 45 Years Old In 2010, Tomei appeared in two films: a comedy-drama, Cyrus and a comedy, Grown Ups.
Tomei hosted the 2011 Scientific and Technical Awards, which was followed by an appearance at the 83rd Academy Awards. … Read More
2012 47 Years Old Tomei was featured in the second episode of the third season of NBC's Who Do You Think You Are?, on February 10, 2012. … Read More
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