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December 24, 2020

30 Beautiful Portrait Photos of a Young Marisa Tomei

Born 1964 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City, American actress Marisa Tomei had her film debut in the 1984 comedy film The Flamingo Kid, in which she played Mandy, a waitress, and made her stage debut in 1987 in the off-Broadway play Daughters, playing Cetta. The role earned her rave reviews and the Theatre World Award for outstanding debut on stage.

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 other successful movies. She 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.

Take a look at these gorgeous photos to see the beauty of a young Marisa Tomei in the 1980s and 1990s.


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