Marisa Tomei ( toh-MAY, born December 4, 1964) is an American actress. She came to prominence as a cast member on The Cosby Show spin-off A Different World in 1987. After having minor roles in a few films, she came to international attention in 1992 with the comedy My Cousin Vinny, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She received two additional Academy Award nominations for In the Bedroom (2001) and The Wrestler (2008).
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her roles in films like My Cousin Vinny as Mona Lisa Vito, In The Bedroom as Natalie Strout, The Wrestler as Cassidy / Pam, What Women Want as Lola, Anger Management as Linda, Parental Guidance as Alice Simmons, and Spider-Man: Homecoming as May Parker
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4 December 1964
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Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
5' 4½" (164 cm)
121 lbs (55 kg)
Edward R. Murrow High School, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA (1982)
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