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. A few of Florence Turner's notable films:. The mistake was considered too embarrassing to correct.. After appearing in more than 160 films, Florence Turner died in 1946 at age 61, an almost forgotten figure living at the Motion Picture Country Home in Woodland Hills, California. during the 'Oscar' ceremony, Jack Palance announced Tomei as winner, while actually there was another name on his note. Mayer put her on MGM's payroll, her career was limited to minor roles. The rumour goes that. Although Louis B.
There is an urban legend that Tomei's Oscar for My Cousin Vinny should have gone to someone else. Already approaching the age of forty, and in the era of great glamour, her starring days were long behind her. Part of her persona is a thick New York accent. She then went back to England in 1920 where she remained until her move to Hollywood in 1924. She received a second Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for In the Bedroom (2001). Florence Turner returned to the United States in 1916 but was less than successful. Her breakthrough performance came in My Cousin Vinny (1992) for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. and went to England accompanied by her long-time friend Larry Trimble who had participated with her in a number of films. There, they performed at London music halls and because she often wrote and directed films, including a number of comedies, she formed her own production company called Turner Films that would make more than 30 motion picture shorts.
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. In 1913, Turner left the U.S. Marisa Tomei (born December 4, 1964) is an American actress. Sometimes listed in her film roles as Baby Twinkles, over the years she appeared with other great stars of the day including Buster Keaton and Florence Lawrence. guest appearance in 'The Seinfeld Show'. Although Turner was listed only as the Vitagraph Girl, she nevertheless became one of the most popular faces in the early days of silent films, particularly with her appearance in several leading roles opposite heartthrob Wallace Reid. As the World Turns (1983-'85) TV Series. She made her film debut the following year at a time when actors received no screen credits.
The Flamingo Kid (1984). She became a regular performer in a variety of productions and in 1906 joined the fledgling motion picture business as an actress with Vitagraph Studios. The Toxic Avenger (1985) (uncredited). Born in New York City, United States and pushed into show business by her ambitious mother, Florence Turner began appearing on stage at the age of three. Playing for Keeps (1986). Florence Turner, (January 6, 1885–August 28, 1946) was an American stage and film actress. A Different World (1987) TV Series. College (1926).
Oscar (1991). Hornet's Nest (1923). Zandalee (1991). Fool's Gold (1919). My Cousin Vinny (1992). Through the Valley of Shadows (1914). Equinox (1992). Aunty's Romance (1912).
Chaplin (1992). Birds of a Feather (1911). Untamed Heart (1993). Rose Leaves (1910). The Paper (1994). Uncle Tom's Cabin (1910). Only You (1994). The Heart of a Clown (1909).
The Perez Family (1995). Romance of a War Nurse (1908). 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).