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Marisa Tomei

 
Date Of Birth:
December 04, 1964 (57)
Birth Place:
USA
Bio:
Following her work on the television series As the World Turns, Tomei came to prominence as a cast member on The Cosby Show spin-off 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 ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: December 04, 1964 (57)

Birth Place: USA

Bio:
Following her work on the television series As the World Turns, Tomei came to prominence as a cast member on The Cosby Show spin-off 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 ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theater Company Broadway Revival, 2019
Serafina
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
George
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Pony Jones
  [Off-Broadway]
The New Group Revival, 2011
Marie
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2008
Isabella Bird/Joyce/Mrs. Kidd
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Salome
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer [Replacement]
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
1998
Susy Hendrix
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Gina
  [Off-Broadway]
1996
Julia
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Katherine Serafima Gleb
  [Off-Broadway]
1992
Adriana
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Geraldine Barclay [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Cetta

Marisa Tomei Biography

Following her work on the television series As the World Turns, Tomei came to prominence as a cast member on The Cosby Show spin-off 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 received two additional Academy Award nominations for In the Bedroom (2001) and The Wrestler (2008).
Tomei has appeared in a number of successful movies, including What Women Want (2000), Anger Management (2003), Wild Hogs (2007), The Ides of March (2011), and Parental Guidance (2012). Other films include Untamed Heart (1993), Only You (1994), The Paper (1994), Unhook the Stars (1996), Slums of Beverly Hills (1998), Before the Devil Knows You're Dead (2007), Cyrus (2010), Love Is Strange (2014), The Big Short (2015), The First Purge (2018) and The King of Staten Island (2020). She also portrays May Parker in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, having appeared in Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017), Avengers: Endgame (2019), and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019).
Tomei has also worked in theater. She was formerly involved with the Naked Angels Theater Company and appeared in plays, such as Daughters (1986), Wait Until Dark (1998), Top Girls (2008), for which she received a nomination for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play, and The Realistic Joneses (2014), for which she received a special award at the Drama Desk Awards.

Marisa Tomei Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2020 - Distinguished Performance Award
Marisa Tomei, The Rose Tattoo
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Marisa Tomei, Top Girls
 
Theatre World Awards - 1986 - Performance Gold Star
Marisa Tomei, Daughters

Marisa Tomei News

Richard Kind to Host 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Featuring Steven Pasqual Photo Richard Kind to Host 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Featuring Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2022

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022, which marks the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival, will be hosted by Richard Kind.

Performance-Only Single Tickets for 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Now On Sa Photo Performance-Only Single Tickets for 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala Now On Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2022

Performance-only single tickets for the 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala in New York City at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022 are now on sale.

Review: Hale Centre Theatre Presents WAIT UNTIL DARK Photo Review: Hale Centre Theatre Presents WAIT UNTIL DARK
by Herbert Paine - Oct 19, 2022

The riveting machinations of Frederick Knott's WAIT UNTIL DARK are well-captured in Hale Centre Theatre's production, directed by Jim Roehr and featuring a convincing performance by Juli Buehrle as Susy. The show runs through November 22nd.

2022 Key West Film Festival Announces Golden Key Awards for Chris Cooper and Elegance Photo 2022 Key West Film Festival Announces Golden Key Awards for Chris Cooper and Elegance Bratton
by Michael Major - Oct 12, 2022

The Key West Film Festival announced the recipients of its annual Golden Key Awards to be presented to screen legend Chris Cooper and Elegance Bratton, director of the upcoming release The Inspection. Past recipients of the award include Burt Reynolds, Marisa Tomei, Kimberly Peirce, Tom Skerritt, Lois Smith, Paul Verhoeven and Alan Cumming.

Video: Lena Hall is Suddenly Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo Video: Lena Hall is Suddenly Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 9, 2022

Just last month, Tony Award-winning actress Lena Hall took over the role of Audrey in the three-time Best Musical Revival Award-winning production of Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre. She's telling us all about her new gig!

Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo, Alex Edelman & More to Join Williamstown Theatre Festi Photo Steven Pasquale, Phillipa Soo, Alex Edelman & More to Join Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2022

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2022 WTF Gala in New York City will be held at City Winery on Monday, November 7, 2022. The evening will mark the return of the Late-Night Cabaret, a beloved tradition at the Festival.

Lena Hall, Robi Hager & Nicholas Rodriguez to Lead EVITA at Starring Buffalo Photo Lena Hall, Robi Hager & Nicholas Rodriguez to Lead EVITA at Starring Buffalo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022

Casting has been announced and tickets are now on sale for Starring Buffalo's EVITA, November 4-5 at Shea's 710 Theater. Tony Award-Winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Kinky Boots) will play Eva, joining Robi Hager (Spring Awakening, Little Duende) as Che, and more.

Lena Hall to Play Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Beginning in September Photo Lena Hall to Play Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Beginning in September
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

Tony Award-winning actress¬†Lena Hall¬†(Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Kinky Boots,¬†‚ÄúSnowpiercer‚ÄĚ) will take on the role of Audrey in the three-time Best Musical Revival Award-winning production of¬†LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS¬†this fall, beginning¬†Tuesday, September 6, 2022¬†at the¬†Westside Theatre.

Review: THE REALISTIC JONESES is An Entertaining Night of Theatre Photo Review: THE REALISTIC JONESES is An Entertaining Night of Theatre
by Sarah Dussome - Jul 9, 2022

Comedy meets poignancy in Will Eno’s unconventional drama.

The Broadway League Announces the 2022 League Awards Photo The Broadway League Announces the 2022 League Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

The Broadway League has revealed the honorees of the League Awards, which were announced today during the League's 2022 Spring Road Conference, celebrating industry professionals whose outstanding achievements contribute to the success of Broadway on the Road. Since 1992, the League Awards recognize those who have displayed exemplary service to the Touring Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft.

Marisa Tomei Videos

Video: Lena Hall is Suddenly Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Videoplay
Video: Lena Hall is Suddenly Audrey in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 9, 2022

Just last month, Tony Award-winning actress Lena Hall took over the role of Audrey in the three-time Best Musical Revival Award-winning production of Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theatre. She's telling us all about her new gig!

VIDEO: Watch Highlights Of Lena Hall's OBSESSED Series Before Her Next Show 4/9 at 7  Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights Of Lena Hall's OBSESSED Series Before Her Next Show 4/9 at 7 PM ET!

by Team BWW - Apr 6, 2021

Lena Hall’s popular Obsessed series is back on April 9 at 7pm EST celebrating the band Heart - live for one night only! Check out highlights of some of her past obsessed concerts!

VIDEO: Get Obsessed with Lena Hall on Backstage Live with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Videoplay
VIDEO: Get Obsessed with Lena Hall on Backstage Live with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 13, 2020

Tomorrow, August 14 (9pm), Lena Hall will present a new concert, OBSESSED: Alanis Morissette, exclusively with BroadwayWorld Events. Audiences will have the option of a VIP concert experience, joining Hall on zoom for the event as well as an additional post show performance/virtual meet & greet.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE ROSE TATTOO By Tennessee Williams Videoplay
PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE ROSE TATTOO By Tennessee Williams

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Tennessee Williams. Today's play, The Rose Tattoo! 

VIDEO: Michael C. Hall's Band Releases New Music Video For 'Come Talk to Me' Videoplay
VIDEO: Michael C. Hall's Band Releases New Music Video For 'Come Talk to Me'

by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2020

Stage and screen star Michael C. Hall is now fronting a band! The Princess Goes to the Butterfly Museum are made up of Michael plus two musicians he met on the set of Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Peter Yanowitz and Matt Katz-Bohen.

BWW TV: Watch Marisa Tomei & More in New Highlights from THE ROSE TATTOO on Broadway Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Marisa Tomei & More in New Highlights from THE ROSE TATTOO on Broadway

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 18, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' Tony Award-winning play The Rose Tattoo, directed by Trip Cullman, is entering its final weeks of performances, The play will conclude its limited engagement on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at the American Airlines Theatre (227 W 42nd St.).

BWW TV: Marisa Tomei & Company Celebrate Opening Night of THE ROSE TATTOO Videoplay
BWW TV: Marisa Tomei & Company Celebrate Opening Night of THE ROSE TATTOO

by TV - Opening Night Special - Oct 19, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opened earlier this week, on October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre.

Photo Coverage: THE ROSE TATTOO Company Celebrates Opening Night! Videoplay
Photo Coverage: THE ROSE TATTOO Company Celebrates Opening Night!

by Linda Lenzi - Oct 16, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opened last night, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre. 

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Marisa Tomei and More in THE ROSE TATTOO on Broadway! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Marisa Tomei and More in THE ROSE TATTOO on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 15, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of The Rose Tattoo officially opens tonight, October 15, 2019, at the American Airlines Theatre. Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

A History of the Life and Works of Tennessee Williams Videoplay
A History of the Life and Works of Tennessee Williams

by Nicole Rosky - Oct 15, 2019

In 1945, a daring new play brought a brilliant young writer to national attention, and, in his own words, 'changed [his] life irrevocably' when it first premiered on Broadway. The play was The Glass Menagerie and the playwright was Tennessee Williams. More than seventy years later, Williams's plays continue captivate and overwhelm audiences around the world.


Marisa Tomei Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Marisa Tomei been in?
Marisa Tomei has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Marisa Tomei been in?
Marisa Tomei has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Marisa Tomei been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for The Rose Tattoo Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Top Girls and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Daughters .

What awards has Marisa Tomei won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Daughters.


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