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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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.


1993 25 Years Old 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 1 More Event
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 Between 1996 and 1998, Mira Sorvino was romantically involved with director Quentin Tarantino, who was her escort to the Academy Awards ceremony where she won Best Supporting Actress for Mighty Aphrodite. Sorvino met actor Christopher Backus, 14 years her junior, 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


2006 38 Years Old In recent years, Sorvino has starred in lower-budget and independent films. In 2006, she received a Golden Globe nomination for her role as an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in the Lifetime film Human Trafficking.


2008 40 Years Old In February 2008, she guest-starred in the "Frozen" episode of the medical television drama House. … Read More
2012 44 Years Old In 2012, she starred in the feature film Union Square by Nancy Savoca. … Read More
2014 46 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2014, she reappeared as Head Detective Betsy Brannigan on the final season of Psych, and on the fourth season of Falling Skies as John Pope's love interest, Sara. … Read More
2016 48 Years Old In 2016, she appeared in the Netflix series Lady Dynamite as an actress working for a sitcom pilot named White Trash.
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