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Marisa Tomei

1964-12-04 Brooklyn, New York City, New York, New York, USA

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Marisa Tomei (born December 4, 1964) is an American actress. She has received various accolades, including an Academy Award and nominations for two further Academy Awards, a BAFTA Award, two Golden Globe Awards, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. After working on the television series As the World Turns, Tomei 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 received the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She received two additional Academy Award nominations for In the Bedroom (2001) and The Wrestler (2008). Tomei has appeared in a number of successful movies, including What Women Want (2000), Anger Management (2003), Wild Hogs (2007), The Ides of March (2011), and Parental Guidance (2012). She also portrayed May Parker in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, having appeared in Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), and Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021). Tomei has also worked in theater. She was formerly involved with the Naked Angels Theater Company and appeared in plays, such as Daughters (1986), Wait Until Dark (1998), Top Girls (2008), for which she received a nomination for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, and The Realistic Joneses (2014), for which she received a special award at the Drama Desk Awards.


Spider-Man: All Roads Lead to No Way Home Self (archive footage) 2022-05-03
Delia's Gone Fran 2022-08-19
Spider-Man: No Way Home May Parker 2021-12-15
Sarah Cooper: Everything's Fine Satan 2020-10-27
Human Capital Carrie Manning 2020-07-17
Beirut: An MCC Virtual TV Event Blue 2020-04-28
The King of Staten Island Margie Carlin 2020-07-22
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: "All in the Family" and "Good Times" Edith Bunker 2019-12-18
Spider-Man: Far from Home May Parker 2019-06-28
This Changes Everything Herself 2019-06-28
Avengers: Endgame Aunt May 2019-04-24
I Hate Kids Christine Hurley 2019-01-18
Frankie Ilene 2019-08-28
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's "All in the Family" and "The Jeffersons" Edith Bunker 2019-05-22
Dark Was the Night Margaret Lang 2018-11-30
Laboratory Conditions Emma Holloway 2018-10-13
The First Purge Dr. May Updale / Architect 2018-07-04
After Everything Dr. Lisa Harden 2018-10-12
Spider-Man: Homecoming May Parker 2017-07-05
Citizen Jane: Battle for the City Jane Jacobs (voice) 2017-04-21
Captain America: Civil War May Parker 2016-04-27
Love the Coopers Emma Newport 2015-11-12
Spare Parts Gwen Kolinsky 2015-01-16
Trainwreck Dog Owner 2015-07-17
The Big Short Cynthia Baum 2015-12-11
Love Is Strange Kate 2014-02-07
The Rewrite Holly Carpenter 2014-06-15
Loitering with Intent Gigi 2014-04-18
Love, Marilyn Self 2013-05-30
She Said, She Said Marishka 2013-03-08
Parental Guidance Alice Simmons 2012-12-25
Inescapable Fatima 2012-09-14
Crazy, Stupid, Love. Kate Tafferty 2011-07-29
The Lincoln Lawyer Maggie McPherson 2011-03-17
Salvation Boulevard Honey Foster 2011-07-15
The Ides of March Ida Horowicz 2011-09-24
Cyrus Molly Fawcett 2010-06-18
The People Speak Self 2009-12-13
Amsterdam Donna 2009-05-10
We Are One With President-Elect Barack Obama Self 2009-01-18
War, Inc. Natalie Hegalhuzen 2008-04-28
Directed by Sidney Lumet: How the Devil Was Made 2008-04-15
The Wrestler Cassidy 2008-09-07
Grace Is Gone Woman at Pool 2007-12-07
Wild Hogs Maggie 2007-03-02
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead Gina Hanson 2007-09-26
Danika Danika Merrick 2006-06-10
Factotum Laura 2005-04-25
Marilyn Hotchkiss' Ballroom Dancing & Charm School Meredith Morrison 2005-01-24
Loverboy Sybil 2005-01-24
Cabin Fever: Beneath the Skin Herself - Guest (uncredited) 2004-01-20
Alfie Julie 2004-10-22
What I Want My Words to Do to You: Voices from Inside a Women's Maximum Security Prison Self 2003-01-01
Anger Management Linda 2003-04-11
The Guru Lexi 2002-08-21
The Wild Thornberrys Movie Bree Blackburn (voice) 2002-12-20
Just a Kiss Paula 2002-06-15
Someone Like You... Liz 2001-03-30
In the Bedroom Natalie Strout 2001-11-23
Jenifer Nina Capelli 2001-10-21
The Watcher Dr. Polly Beilman 2000-09-08
Dirk and Betty Paris 2000-01-01
What Women Want Lola 2000-12-15
King of the Jungle Det. Costello 2000-10-12
Happy Accidents Ruby Weaver 2000-01-25
Slums of Beverly Hills Rita Abromowitz 1998-08-14
Since You've Been Gone Tori (uncredited) 1998-06-06
My Own Country Mattie Vines 1998-01-01
Only Love Evie 1998-05-10
A Brother's Kiss Missy 1997-04-25
Welcome to Sarajevo Nina 1997-05-09
Sex, Censorship and the Silver Screen Quote Reader 1996-01-01
Unhook the Stars Monica 1996-09-04
The Perez Family Dorita Evita Perez 1995-05-12
Four Rooms Margaret 1995-12-09
Only You Faith Corvatch 1994-09-17
The Paper Martha Hackett 1994-03-18
Sesame Street All-Star 25th Birthday: Stars and Street Forever! Self (archive footage) 1994-05-18
Untamed Heart Caroline 1993-02-12
My Cousin Vinny Mona Lisa Vito 1992-03-13
Chaplin Mabel Normand 1992-12-17
Equinox Rosie Rivers 1992-09-18
Zandalee Remy 1991-05-09
Oscar Lisa Provolone 1991-04-26
Parker Kane April Haynes 1990-08-05
Supermom's Daughter Noelle Crandall 1987-02-18
Playing for Keeps Tracy 1986-10-03
The Flamingo Kid Mandy 1984-12-21
The Toxic Avenger Health Club Girl (uncredited) 1984-05-01
The Smack
She Came to Me Katrina