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Mira Sorvino

Born Sep 28, 1967

Mira Katherine Sorvino is an American actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Mighty Aphrodite (1995) and is also known for her role as Romy White in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion.

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    Huffington Post - Jan 21, 2014
  • Mira Sorvino To Guest Star On Tnt's Falling Skies
    Monsters and Critics - Oct 21, 2013
  • The Next Romy And Michele?
    Huffington Post - Aug 31, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Mira Sorvino.


1967 Birth Born on September 28, 1967.


1985 17 Years Old She also helped found the Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones, one of Harvard's co-ed a cappella groups in 1985. … Read More


1993 25 Years Old Sorvino spent the next three years in New York City, trying to make a name for herself as an actress. When the 1993 film Amongst Friends entered pre-production, she was hired as third assistant director, then was promoted to casting director, then to assistant producer, and was finally offered a lead role. … Read More
1995 27 Years Old After small roles in Robert Redford's Quiz Show and Whit Stillman's Barcelona, she was cast in the 1995 Woody Allen film Mighty Aphrodite. … Read More
1996 28 Years Old She portrayed Marilyn Monroe for the 1996 HBO film Norma Jean & Marilyn, and the lead role in the 1997 horror movie Mimic. … Read More


2003 35 Years Old Sorvino met actor Christopher Backus at a friend's charades party in August 2003. On June 11, 2004, they married in a private civil ceremony at the Santa Barbara, California courthouse, then later had a hilltop ceremony in Capri, Italy. … Read More


2012 44 Years Old In 2012, Mira Sorvino plays the Elaine, the mother of the lead, in the film adaptation of Wendy Mass’s popular children’s book Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, written and directed by Tamar Halpern. http://www.filmthreat.com/reviews/47040/
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