Marisa Tomei , italian, born December 4, 1964) is an American actress. She was a cast member on the Cosby Show spin-off A Different World in 1987. For her role in the 1992 comedy My Cousin Vinny, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has received two additional Oscar nominations for In the Bedroom (2001) and The Wrestler (2008), with the latter also earning her nominations at the BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards.
Tomei has appeared in a number of notable films, including Chaplin (1992), The Paper (1994), What Women Want (2000), Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (2007), The Ides of March (2011), Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), Parental Guidance (2012), Love Is Strange (2014), and The Big Short (2015). She also portrayed May Parker in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), having appeared in Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019), and Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021).
Tomei was formerly involved with the Naked Angels Theater Company and appeared in Daughters (1986) before making her Broadway debut in Wait Until Dark (1998). She earned a nomination for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her role in Top Girls (2008), and a special Drama Desk Award for The Realistic Joneses (2014). She returned to Broadway in the revival of The Rose Tattoo in 2019.
He gained acclaim for his early work Bottle Rocket (1996), and Rushmore (1998). During this time, he often collaborated with Luke Wilson and Owen Wilson and founded his production company American Empirical Pictures, which he currently runs. He then received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Royal Tenenbaums (2001). His next films included The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), The Darjeeling Limited (2007), and his first stop-motion film Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) for which he received an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature nomination, and then Moonrise Kingdom (2012) earning his second Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay nomination.
With Anderson’s film The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), he received his first Academy Award nominations for Best Director and Best Picture, and won the Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay. The next films included his second stop-motion film Isle of Dogs (2018), which earned him the Silver Bear for Best Director, and The French Dispatch (2021). His next film, Asteroid City, is slated for release in June, 2023.
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