Marisa Tomei
Biographical Information
Birth name: Marisa Tomei
Birth date: December 4, 1964 (age 51)
Birth place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality: Italian-American
Professional Information
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1984-present
Portrays: Mimi Whiteman

Marisa Tomei, 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. 

She portrayed Mimi Whiteman on the second season of Empire.


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