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Born a New Yorker, Marisa Tomei was born in Brooklyn and got partly raised by her grandparents. Both her parents were of Italian descent as her mother’s parents were from Tuscany and Sicily, and her father’s parents were from Tuscany and Campania. Both Marisa and her brother, Adam Tomei, were in love with acting as both of them went into the show business.
Tomei started her acting career in the 80s, where she landed a role as Maggie Lauten in the television series called A Different World. However, her breakthrough role was when she starred in the movie “My cousin Vinny”, where she won the Best Supporting Actress in the Academy Awards. She also won the Best Breakthrough Performance at the MTC Movie Awards. Tomei received several critical praises with her acting in the movie.
She got more praises as she won another award for Best Kiss in her movie Untamed Heart with co-star Christian Slater. She also got to appear with her then-boyfriend, Robert Downey Jr., in the silent film Chaplin and again on the romantic comedy called Only You.
Aside from acting, Tomei appeared in several tv series such as Seinfeld and The Simpsons in the 90s. In the early 2000s, she appeared in the movie What Women Want and Someone Like You, where she starred with Ashley Judd and Greg Kinnear.
Marisa won several awards again on her performance for Todd Field’s In the Bedroom, including the Best Supporting Actress award. She also earned another nomination at the Academy’s for Best Supporting Actress. Tomei also voiced the main antagonist in the animated movie The Wild Thornberrys Movie.
Another year of awards for Tomei was 2008 when she appeared as a struggling stripper on the film The Wrestler. She won several Best Supporting Actress Awards at the Central Ohio Film Critics Association, Detroit Film Critics Society, and San Francisco Film Critics Circle, among others. Tomei worked with Jonah Hill John C. Reilly in the comedy-drama film entitled “Cyrus” in 2010. Marvel announced that Tomei would play Spiderman’s Aunt May, and she first appeared in Captain America: Civil War, followed by Spiderman: Homecoming; then, Avengers: End Game and Spiderman: Far From Home.