57 years old (Born on December 04, 1964)
American actress; She is famous from My Cousin Vinny, Untamed Heart, Only You and The Wrestler..Attended Boston University. Auditioned for the role of "Dorothy Boyd" in Jerry Maguire (1996). No relation to Concetta Tomei. Has the same birthday as Tyra Banks, Lindsay Felton and Jeff Bridges. Attended Mark Twain JHS for the Gifted & Talented
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Fun Facts About Marisa Tomei
Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1991" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 43.
In 2003, she played the title role in a revival of Oscar Wilde's "Salome" in an Actors Studio production, directed by Estelle Parsons, on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre; co-stars included Al Pacino, Dianne Wiest, and David Strathairn.
She is of Italian descent
Attended Edward R. Murrow High School in Brooklyn, New York.
Before the 1993 Oscar ceremony, she told "Entertainment Tonight" (1981) that her biggest fear was that she would trip on the steps on her way to the stage. She did.
Born on the same day as Chelsea Noble.
Revealed to Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" (1996) that she sometimes travels under an Italian passport. (Oct 2004)
Sister of actor Adam Tomei.
Has a tattoo of the Egyptian Eye of Ra (protection, good luck abundance) on her right foot.
Has dual citizenship between America and Italy. She sometimes travels under the Italian passport.
Her mother was an English teacher at Cavallaro Junior High School in Brooklyn, New York.