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 Marisa Tomei - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Marisa Tomei (born December 4, 1964) is an Academy Award-winning American film and stage actress.
Tomei was born and raised in Brooklyn to an Italian-American family.
While growing up, she was captivated by the Broadway shows her theater-loving parents took her to, and became drawn to acting as a career for herself.
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 Marisa Tomei Pictures, Biography, Filmography, Awards, Wallpapers
Marisa was born in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York, on December 4,1964 to trial lawyer Gary A. Tomei and his wife Patricia, an English teacher.
Marisa wanted to be an archeologist, however, at the age of 12 she saw the play "Chorus Line" and found the magic of the theatre.
Tomei began her career on television, with roles on As the World Turns (1983?85) and A Different World (1987?88).
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 Marisa Tomei Photos - Marisa Tomei News - Marisa Tomei Information
Marisa was born on December 04, 1964 in Brooklyn.
Marisa's younger brother, Adam Tomei, is an actor.
Marisa Tomei:As Jesus was coming to be known, all the cults of women goddesses-fertility and nature goddesses, and so on-were starting to be swept aside.
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 AskMen.com - Marisa Tomei
This particular aspect of human nature might account for our initial attraction to Marisa Tomei, with the humiliation she experienced when her Academy Award win was publicly called into question.
Marisa Tomei was born December 4, 1964 in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York.
Her birth was shortly followed by that of her brother, Adam, and the Tomei family moved to Manhattan, taking up a larger residence.
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 RivalQuest Celebrity - Marisa Tomei Pictures, Posters, Biography, Pics, Filmography, Stats
Groomed from childhood to be an actress, Marisa attended Edward R. Murrow High School and graduated the class of 1982.
In 1998 Marisa did what some of the critics have called her best work in years as the sexually liberated character in the “Slums of Beverly Hills”.
Marisa’s career is in full swing and she is developing a serious relationship with performing, now far away from her “teen idol” days in the 1980s.
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 Marisa Tomei .. very romantic!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
On December 4th, 1964 in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York, a girl named Marisa was born to trial lawyer Gary A. Tomei and his wife Patricia, an English teacher.
Marisa loved her grandmother - optimistic, young at heart and a true friend.
Marisa Tomei had a small role in the movie The Flamingo Kid.
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 Marisa Tomei @ Filmbug
Best known for her rich comic performances, Tomei recently took a surprising dramatic turn with Todd Field's searing drama In The Bedroom for which widespread critical acclaim as well as Oscar and Golden Globe nominations.
Among Tomei's diverse credits are Slums of Beverly Hills, Welcome to Sarajevo, The Perez Family, Untamed Heart, Equinox, Chaplin, The Paper, A Brother's Kiss and Unhook the Stars opposite Gena Rowlands for which she was honored by her peers with a Screen Actors Guild nomination.
Tomei is a member of the Naked Angels Theater Company, founded by Fisher Stevens, and Blue Light Theater Company in New York City.
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 Marisa Tomei   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
However, the next year Marisa got cast opposite Joe Pesci in MY COUSIN VINNY, a big hit that would lead to her winning one of the most infamous Oscars in history.
Tomei beat old all those grand old ladies of acting fair and square.
Suddenly in rings the new millennium and Marisa is everywhere, appearing high profile projects, both good and bad, including THE WATCHER, SOMEONE LIKE YOU, WHAT WOMEN WANT and most recently she finds herself back in Oscar's golden glow with her gripping turn in IN THE BEDROOM.
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 Marisa Tomei Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
MARISA TOMEI received an Academy Award®; for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the hit comedy “My Cousin Vinny.” Best known for rich comic performances, Tomei took a dramatic turn with “In the Bedroom,” earning her second Oscar®; nomination.
Tomei recently shot the films “Charm School” co-starring with John Goodman, Danny DeVito and Robert Carlyle, directed by Randall Miller; “Factotum” with Matt Dillon, directed by Bent Hamer; and “Loverboy,” directed by Kevin Bacon.
Tomei's diverse credits include “Anger Management,” “The Guru,” “Happy Accidents,” “What Women Want,” “Slums of Beverly Hills,” “Welcome to Sarajevo,” “The Perez Family,” “A Brother's Kiss” and “Unhook the Stars,” opposite Gena Rowlands, for which Tomei was honored by her peers with a Screen Actors Guild nomination.
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 HELLO! Profiles
When Marisa Tomei won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for My Cousin Vinny in 1993, it must have seemed more of a curse than a blessing as afterwards she disappeared from accolade short lists.
Marisa was born on December 4, 1964, the great-granddaughter of Italian immigrants and the second child of Gary, a lawyer, and Patricia, an English teacher.
Having worked her way back, Marisa was upbeat about her second round of success.
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 Biography for Marisa Tomei   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Three years later, Marisa became known for her role as Maggie Lawton, Lisa Bonet's college roommate, on the sitcom "A Different World"; (1987).
Marisa's other 1994 role as Michael Keaton's hugely pregnant wife in The Paper (1994) was well-received, although the film as a whole was not.
Fortunately for Tomei, she was able to rebound the following year with a solid performance as a troubled single mother in Nick Cassavetes Unhook the Stars (1996) which earned her a Screen Actors Guild nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
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 Marisa Tomei   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Born in Brooklyn, New York, Marisa Tomei saw the play A Chorus Line at age 12 and gained reverence for the magic of the theatre.
Tomei made a stab at films with bit parts in The Flamingo Kid and Playing for Keeps (1986).
Tomei was a dead ringer for an unflatteringly-drawn Mabel Normand in Sir Richard Attenborough's biopic Chaplin (1992); was a waitress romanced by Christian Slater in the interesting Untamed Heart (1993), co-starring Rosie Perez; and was Michael Keaton's very pregnant reporter wife in The Paper (1994), Ron Howard's comedy-drama about the fourth estate.
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 EPisodeWorld "Marisa Tomei"
Marisa Tomei was born on December 4, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York to mother Patricia "Addie" Tomei, an English teacher and father Gary Tomei, a lawyer.
As a child, Marisa's mother frequently corrected her speech as to eliminate her heavy Brooklyn accent.
Three years later, Marisa became known for her role as Maggie Lawton, Lisa Bonet's college roommate, on the sitcom "A Different World" (1987).
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 CNN.com - Marisa Tomei: 'The Guru' - Jan. 31, 2003
In "The Guru," Lexi (Marisa Tomei) is a new age therapy-crazed New York City socialite.
"Marisa said that when she was playing the rich girl she had to have rich-girl hair," says hairstylist Angel DeAngelis, "shiny and sleek-looking." DeAngelis started by prepping Tomei's dry hair with Philip B. Rejuvenating Oil.
Forrest relied on natural colors for Tomei's eyes including Chanel Quadra eye shadow in Dunes for the lids and brow bones, and Chantecaille Lasting eye shadow powder in Amethyst to line around the eyes.
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 Marisa Tomei at artist-blitz
Marisa Tomei movie stills from the mainstream movies, also feature original theme wallpaper
Marisa Tomei (born December 4, 1964) is an American actress.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, she was captivated by the Broadway shows her theater-loving parents took her to, and became drawn to acting as a career for herself.
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 Marisa Tomei News
Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, Fisher Stevens, and Marisa Tomei star in a film written by Bent Hamer and Jim Stark, based upon the novel by Charles Bukowski, and directed by Hamer.
SEND TO A FRIEND 9 AUGUST 2006 They shot the movie in 2005, but Factotum stars Matt Dillon, Marisa Tomei and Lili Taylor couldn't have been happier to be reunited for a New York screening of the drama on...
Debbie Allen couldn't use Marisa Tomei the way she wanted on the classic NBC sitcom "A Different World," so she was written off the show, Allen said yesterday.
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 Exclusively Marisa - The Definitive Marisa Tomei Fanpage!
Welcome to Exclusively Marisa - a site dedicated to the talented and lovely Marisa Tomei featuring the largest collection of Marisa photos on the web.
John Cusack is starring with Hilary Duff, Joan Cusack and Marisa Tomei in "Brand Hauser: Stuff Happens," a dark political satire Cusack co-wrote and will produce.
Marisa's theatre credits have been changed to include character names for most productions.
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 Marisa Tomei
Marisa Tomei was born 12/4/64 in Brooklyn N.Y. After completing one year of college at Boston University, She was lured back to her native New York to co-star in the daytime television soap "As the World Turns and subsequently One Life to Live".
After making her feature debut in The "Flamingo Kid", Tomei starred in the hit TV series "A Different World".
In 1992, Tomei won an Oscar as Joe Pecci's street-smart girlfriend in the hit comedy "My Cousin Vinny".
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 AMCTV.com BIOGRAPHY - Marisa Tomei   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Born in Brooklyn in December 4, 1964, Marisa Tomei burst into the public consciousness with her memorable portrayal of Joe Pesci's long-suffering girlfriend in 1992's sleeper hit My Cousin Vinny.
After her performance as Michael Keaton's wife in the star-studded The Paper (1994), Tomei began appearing in films that were certainly lower in profile, but for which she invariably received positive reviews.
Marisa's latest triumph came in 2001's In the Bedroom, a film that earned rave reviews at the Sundance Film Festival, and which later earned the young actress her second Oscar&#reg; nomination.
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 Marisa Tomei | movies : ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
If she picks up an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for ''In the Bedroom,'' Marisa Tomei may finally live down one of Oscar's biggest myths.
Since her 1993 win for ''My Cousin Vinny,'' Tomei has been dogged by talk that presenter Jack Palance read the wrong name at the podium.
Even Tomei was stunned when he named her over grandes dames like Davis, Joan Plowright, Vanessa Redgrave, and Miranda Richardson.
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 AbsoluteNow: Marisa Tomei photos - Actress MARISA TOMEI at the 28th Annual People's Choice Awards in Pasadena. ...
Actress MARISA TOMEI at the AFI Awards 2001 at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Actress MARISA TOMEI at the Broadcast Film Critics Association's 7th Annual Critics Choice Awards at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Actress MARISA TOMEI at the 28th Annual People's Choice Awards in Pasadena.
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 Marisa Tomei: A Brooklyn Beauty
These are the men that actress Marisa Tomei has worked with.
And although Tomei failed to take home her second Oscar for Best Supporting Actress this year, her performance definitely put her in spotlight, with critics singling out her role as major comeback performance.
The juicy tidbit was that Jack Palance, the actor who presented the award to the relatively inexperienced Tomei over more seasoned actresses like Miranda Richardson and Vanessa Redgrave, accidentally read the wrong name.
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 Playbill News: Marisa Tomei Becomes Billie for Born Yesterday at Houston's Alley Theatre
Academy Award winner and stage actress Marisa Tomei will star in the Garson Kanin comedy Born Yesterday at Houston's Alley Theatre in February.
Boyd concurred, "Marisa Tomei is one of the American theatre's finest actors, and I’m thrilled to be working with her again — and on this wonderful play."
Tomei, known for her Oscar-winning turn in "My Cousin Vinny," appeared most recently on Broadway in Salome: The Reading.
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 Urban Legends Reference Page: Movies (Oscar My Error)
He then either arbitrarily announced Tomei as the winner or called out her name because it fell last in the list of nominees and thus had not yet scrolled off the teleprompter screen.)
As the Academy has explained many times, two officials from the accounting firm of Price Waterhouse (the official tabulators of the Academy Award ballots) have been stationed in the wings at every Academy Awards ceremony since 1953 just in case such a situation should arise.
However the rumor started, it was undoubtedly inspired by Palance's rather strange behavior at the previous year's ceremonies and fueled by the belief that Tomei and her role (as Mona Lisa in the comedy
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