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Marisa Tomei
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Biography

Charming and talented Brooklyn-born actress Marisa Tomei was one year into her college education at Boston University when she was tapped for a costarring role on the CBS daytime drama As the World Turns. Her role on that show, as well as work on another soap, One Life to Live, paved the way for her entrance into film: in 1984, she made her film debut with a bit part in The Flamingo Kid. Three years later Tomei became known for her role as Maggie Lawton, Lisa Bonet's college roommate, on the sitcom A Different World. Her real breakthrough came in 1992, when she co-starred as Joe Pesci's hilariously foul-mouthed girlfriend in My Cousin Vinny, a performance that won her a Best Supporting Actress Oscar. Later that year, she turned up briefly as a snippy Mabel Normand in director Richard Attenborough's mammoth biopic Chaplin, and was soon given her first starring role in Untamed Heart (1993). A subsequent starring role--and attempted make-over into Audrey Hepburn--in the romantic comedy Only You (1994) proved she could handle comedy with mastery, conquering people with her natural charming presence. Tomei's other 1994 role as Michael Keaton's hugely pregnant wife in The Paper was well-received, although the film as a whole was not. Worse luck hit with her participation in the critically thrashed Four Rooms in 1995. Fortunately for Tomei, she was able to make her comeback in the following year with a solid performance as a troubled single mother in Nick Cassavetes Unhook the Stars. She turned in similarly strong work in Welcome to Sarajevo in 1997, and in 1998 did some of her best work in years as the sexually liberated, unhinged cousin of Natasha Lyonne's Vivian Abramowitz in Tamara Jenkins' The Slums of Beverly Hills. In 2001, she gave another great performance as James Spader's partner in the thriller The Watcher.

Marisa Tomei stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
The Flamingo Kid 1984 With Jessica *** 1/2
Oscar 1991 at Mini-Cine 1-4 Digital ****
My Cousin Vinny 1992 Don;t Remember ***
Only You 1994 Don't Remebert ** 1/2
The Paper 1994 Don't Remember DVD *** 1/2
What Women Want 2000 Hoyts Branford *** 1/2
Someone Like You 2001 at Branford Hoyts ** 1/2
The Guru 2002 at Showcase Orange Digital *** 1/2
Anger Management 2003 at Showcase North Haven ** 1/2
Before the Devil Knows You're Dead 2007 Digital *** 1/2
Wild Hogs 2007 Hoyts Branford w/ Suzy Digital ***
War, Inc. 2008 Suzy Digital **
The Lincoln Lawyer 2011 Suzy Digital ** 1/2
Ides of March 2011 Suzy Digital *** 1/2
Parental Guidance 2012 Suzy and Hanna Digital ** 1/2
The Rewrite 2014 Suzy and Kendra Digital ***
Trainwreck 2015 Suzy Digital ** 1/2
The Big Short 2015 Suzy Digital ***
Captain America: Civil War 2016 On airplane to AK *