Marisa Tomei (born December 4, 1964) is an American actress. She started her acting career in the soap opera As the World Turns, which she followed up with a role on the sitcom A Different World. Her breakthrough performance came in My Cousin Vinny (1992) for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She received a second Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for In the Bedroom (2001). Part of her persona is a thick New York accent.
There is an urban legend that Tomei's Oscar for My Cousin Vinny should have gone to someone else. The rumour goes that
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This rumour has been debunked by Snopes. She is a supporter of AFC Wimbledon. The mistake was considered too embarrassing to correct.. Their daughter, Suzy Aitchison, is also an actress. during the 'Oscar' ceremony, Jack Palance announced Tomei as winner, while actually there was another name on his note. She was married to husband Tim Aitchison for 45 years until his death in 2001. The rumour goes that. June was awarded with an OBE in 1985 for services to her profession and a CBE for similar reasons 13 years later.
There is an urban legend that Tomei's Oscar for My Cousin Vinny should have gone to someone else. She has also appeared as the housekeeper on Friends and was acclaimed for her performance as Miss Marple on BBC Radio 4. Part of her persona is a thick New York accent. In more recent times, she was personally sought out by writer Jennifer Saunders for her sitcom Absolutely Fabulous to play lead character Edina's mother. She received a second Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for In the Bedroom (2001). A minor parody of this title was concoted by Julian Clary for his Channel 4 sitcom Terry And Julian, and June was recruited to play a role in this. Her breakthrough performance came in My Cousin Vinny (1992) for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She is best known, however, for playing the wifely half of a partnership with Terry Scott in BBC sitcom Terry And June, which initially began under the title Happy Ever After and ran from 1974 until 1988 (though the surnames for the couple were changed for the relaunch of the new title).
She started her acting career in the soap opera As the World Turns, which she followed up with a role on the sitcom A Different World. June is one of the few surviving stars of the Carry On films, appearing in four of the movies. Marisa Tomei (born December 4, 1964) is an American actress. She was in the BBC radio series Take It From Here as Eth, Ron Glum's fiancee; and is a long-standing participant in the topical series The News Huddlines with Roy Hudd. guest appearance in 'The Seinfeld Show'. Mainly known for comic roles, June starred in many radio comedies in her early career, playing opposite male comedians, such as Frankie Howerd and Tony Hancock. As the World Turns (1983-'85) TV Series. June Whitfield (born London, November 11, 1925) is a highly-respected veteran British actress who has worked constantly for more than 50 years.
The Flamingo Kid (1984). The Toxic Avenger (1985) (uncredited). Playing for Keeps (1986). A Different World (1987) TV Series.
Oscar (1991). Zandalee (1991). My Cousin Vinny (1992). Equinox (1992).
Chaplin (1992). Untamed Heart (1993). The Paper (1994). Only You (1994).
The Perez Family (1995). Four Rooms (1995). Unhook the Stars (1996). A Brother's Kiss (1997).
Welcome to Sarajevo (1997). Reflections of Eden (1997). Slums of Beverly Hills (1998). My Own Country (1998) (TV).
Happy Accidents (2000). The Watcher (2000). What Women Want (2000). Dirk and Betty (2000).
In the Bedroom (2001). Someone Like You (2001). King of the Jungle (2001). Just a Kiss (2002).
The Guru (2002). Anger Management (2003). Alfie (2004). Loverboy (2004).