Marisa Tomei was born in Brooklyn and made her film debut in the 1984 The Flamingo Kid. However, it was Tomei's Academy Award-winning performance in My Cousin Vinny in 1992 that made her a star. Our favorite Tomei part? When Tomei played herself in Seinfeld as a possible love interest for George.
You may recognize Marisa from Equinox, Chaplin, Untamed Heart, Only You, The Paper, Unhook the Stars, Welcome to Sarajevo, Slums of Beverly Hills, The Watcher, What Women Want, In the Bedroom, Anger Management, Lover Boy, Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, War, Inc., The Wrestler, and The Lincoln Lawyer. More recently, she has been in Salvation Boulevard and Crazy, Stupid, Love, and The Ideas of March.