NationalityUSA Birth 4 december 1964 (54 years) at New York City (USA) Awards Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Marisa Tomei (/məˈrɪsə toʊˈmeɪ/; born December 4, 1964) is an American actress. In a career spanning three decades, Tomei had initial success in films as a young actress, followed by a series of unsuccessful films, then a resurgence with a series of critically acclaimed films. Following her work on the television series As the World Turns, she came to prominence as a cast member on The Cosby Show spinoff 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 an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
Of the many films in which Tomei has appeared, her most commercially successful ones to date are What Women Want (2000), Anger Management (2003), Wild Hogs (2007), and Parental Guidance (2012), all of which have grossed hundreds of millions of dollars at the box office. She received critical acclaim for her performances in films such as Untamed Heart (1993), The Paper (1994), Unhook the Stars (1996), Slums of Beverly Hills (1998), In the Bedroom (2001) (for which she received her second Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), The Wrestler (2008) (for which she received her third Academy Award nomination), Cyrus (2010), and Love Is Strange (2014).
Tomei has also done substantial work in theater. She was formerly involved with the Naked Angels Theatre Company and received acclaim for her performance in plays like Daughters (1986), Wait Until Dark (1998), Top Girls (2008), for which she received a nomination for Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, and The Realistic Joneses (2014), for which she received a special award at Drama Desk Awards.
Marisa Tomei, née à Brooklyn, New York, est la fille de Patricia Adelaide « Addie » (née Bianchi), professeur d'anglais et de Gary A. Tomei, avocat. Elle a un frère plus jeune, Adam Tomei, acteur, et a été en partie élevée par ses grands-parents paternels, Rita et Romeo Tomei. Les parents de Marisa Tomei sont d'origine italienne ː sa grand-mère maternelle est de Sicile, son grand-père maternel est de Toscane, tandis que son père est également d'origine sicilienne. Marisa Tomei a grandi dans le quartier de Mildwood, Brooklyn , où elle est devient captivée par les spectacles de Broadway. Ses parents, amateurs de théâtre, acceptent qu'elle fasse carrière comme actrice. À l'Andries Hudde Junior High School, elle joue le rôle de Hedy LaRue dans une production scolaire de How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Après avoir été diplômée de l'Edward R. Murrow High School, à Brooklyn, en 1982, elle va à l'Université de Boston pendant un an.
, 2h5 Directed byJudd Apatow OriginUSA GenresComedy, Romance ActorsTilda Swinton, Bill Hader, Brie Larson, Colin Quinn, Amy Schumer, Barkhad Abdi Roles The Dog Owner Rating61% Gordon Townsend (Colin Quinn) is telling his two young daughters Amy (Devin Fabry) and Kim (Carly Oudin) that he and their mother are divorcing because monogamy isn't realistic. Twenty-three years later, Amy (Amy Schumer) is a party girl who drinks too much, smokes weed and sleeps around while dating a gym-addict named Steven (John Cena).
, 1h47 Directed byMarc Lawrence OriginUSA GenresComedy, Romantic comedy, Romance ActorsHugh Grant, Marisa Tomei, Bella Heathcote, Allison Janney, J. K. Simmons, Chris Elliott Roles Holly Carpenter Rating61% Keith Michaels (Grant) is a washed-up British screenwriter who won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay in 1998. Since then, he has divorced and after a few unsuccessful films, cannot sell another screenplay.. He begins teaching a screenwriting course at Binghamton University in upstate New York and has an affair with a student. Though at first he had no intention of actually teaching he finds himself actually good at it. The affair ends badly and he almost loses the job he realized that he likes, and meanwhile he finds he is in love with a single mother with whom he has been friendly (Tomei).
, 1h45 Directed byAndy Fickman OriginUSA GenresComedy ThemesFilms about families ActorsBilly Crystal, Bette Midler, Marisa Tomei, Tom Everett Scott, Bailee Madison, Rhoda Griffis Roles Alice Simmons Rating60% After Artie Decker, Sports Commentator for the minor-league Fresno Grizzlies is fired from his job due to his old school talk and lack of social media, his eager-to-please wife, Diane, agrees to babysit their three grandkids, Harper, Turner and Barker in Atlanta when their daughter, Alice and her husband, Phillip go away for an entrepreneur exhibition. Problems arise as Artie's and Diane's parenting skills collide with Alice and Phillip's helicopter parenting. After learning of the children's various problems, such as Harper's high achievement syndrome, Turner's stutter and Barker's imaginary friend, they try to make the children their new best friends.
, 1h33 Directed byRuba Nadda GenresThriller, Romance ActorsAlexander Siddig, Marisa Tomei, Joshua Jackson, Oded Fehr Roles Fatima Rating52% Adib (Alexander Siddig), was an officer in the Syrian military police twenty-five years ago, when he suddenly defected to Canada under suspicious circumstances, abandoning his fiancee Fatima (Marisa Tomei). With his wife, two daughters, and a steady job in Toronto, Adib is confident he's put his past behind him. But when his daughter Muna suddenly disappears in Damascus, his past threatens to violently catch up to him. Adib teams up with a Canadian emissary (Joshua Jackson), Adib evades former colleagues that are pursuing him. Both a mystery drama and a spy thriller, Inescapable is an action-packed thriller driven by a father's selfless dedication to his daughter.
, 1h58 Directed byGlenn Ficarra, John Requa OriginUSA GenresDrama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romantic comedy, Romance ThemesFilms about sexuality ActorsSteve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, John Carroll Lynch, Marisa Tomei Roles Kate Tafferty Rating73% Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is a middle-aged man who learns that his wife Emily (Julianne Moore) cheated on him with a co-worker, David Lindhagen (Kevin Bacon), and that she wants a divorce. After moving into his own apartment, Cal goes to a bar night after night, talking loudly about his divorce, until he attracts the attention of a young man named Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling), a womanizer who beds women each night, although a young woman named Hannah (Emma Stone) recently had rejected his advances. Jacob takes pity on Cal, and offers to teach him how to pick up women. Using Jacob's teachings, Cal seduces Kate (Marisa Tomei) at the bar. After this encounter, Cal manages to successfully seduce other women in the bar. He sees Emily again at their son Robbie's (Jonah Bobo) parent-teacher conference. The interaction goes well until they discover that Robbie's teacher is Kate, who reveals to Emily that she and Cal slept together. Cal then confesses to sleeping with many women. Emily leaves in disgust and begins actively dating David. Meanwhile, Hannah, a recent law school graduate, is expecting her boyfriend, Richard (Josh Groban) to propose marriage while they celebrate her passing the bar exam, but he does not, instead, offering her a position at his law firm. Offended and hurt, Hannah returns to the bar where she originally rejected Jacob's advances and kisses Jacob passionately. The two return to Jacob's home to hook up, but end up talking to each other all night and making a connection. Jacob starts a relationship with Hannah, and he becomes distant from Cal.