Marisa Tomei

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Marisa Tomei, an acclaimed American actress, has globally proven her worth in the showbiz, appearing in successful movies, including 1992’s My Cousin Vinny, a role for which she won an Academy Award. Marisa proved it was no fluke when she received a second Best Supporting Actress nomination for her performance in In the Bedroom, ten years later.

Quick Facts About Marisa Tomei

Name Marisa Tomei
Profession Actor
Gender Female

Marisa Tomei’s MiniBio

Native of Brooklyn, New York, United States, Marisa Tomei, the first child of Gary A. Tomei, a trial lawyer, & Patricia Adelaide Tomei, an English teacher, was born on December 4, 1964. Her birth was followed by a brother named Adam Tomei, & was partly raised by their grandmother. By virtue of this, Maris formed a strong bond with her granny, the woman who had a hand in initiating her acting career.

Decided to become an archaeologist, Marisa’s ambitions were dispelled by her first step to the stage attending Broadway production of A Chorus Line. 12-years at the time, Marisa was swept with the vision of becoming an actress, which was followed by a role in 1986’s As the World Turn, her first on-screen appearance.

Marisa’s starring in The Cosby Show spin-off boasted a career growth, landing the lead role in 1992’s My Cousin Vinny. The movie was a blockbuster,& her performance as Joe Pesci’s joking fiancée was well-received & praised to earn her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Marisa’s Oscar win gave a dramatic turning point in her career, landing her roles in movies, including 1996’s Unhook the Stars, & her enactment in 1997’s Welcome to Sarajevo earned her critic applauses, however, the movie was a moderate success. Later in 2001, when she was cast as a single mother in In the Bedroom, she earned her second Academy Award nomination, proving that the first win was no fluke.

In a career spanning three decades, Marisa had initial success in movies as a young actress, which may have followed by a series of unsuccessful movies, but later her resurgence with a number of critically acclaimed movies makes her one of the most established and enduring actress of all time.

Family and personal life

Marisa Tomei, aged 51, is unmarried and her current relationship status is single. In the past, the rumor circulated Marisa to walk down the aisle for the first time with her tomboy boyfriend Logan Marshall-Green. Between 2008 & 2013, the couple had an on-again-off-again relationship with one another, & was even rumored to be engaged.

Marisa has also dated Robert Downey Jr. However in 2009, Marisa has made it clear about her vision on why women need to have children to be seen as complete human beings.

Marisa Tomei is indeed an attractive & appealing personality. From her good-looks to her height of 5’5’’, this Hollywood starlet has been blessed with the things, girls mostly wish for, whether it’s her career or the natural beauty.

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Marisa Tomei, globally acclaimed actress and winner of an Academy Award, is best known for her variety in acting. Also, brief biography of this gorgeous personality is available on sites like Wikipedia & IMDb.


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