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. Christina moved to Sherman Oaks, California, to proceed with the filming of Taina. The mistake was considered too embarrassing to correct.. Christina's family includes sisters Lisa, who is also an actress who was on Third Watch, High Incidents and City Limits, and Tanya, who acts in theater and writes. during the 'Oscar' ceremony, Jack Palance announced Tomei as winner, while actually there was another name on his note. Apart from Taina and Life With Mikey, Vidal's other credits include:. The rumour goes that. Apart from being Puerto Rican and having to take a train to school, Christina and her character Taina share one more trait: Like Taina, Christina used to attend the Performing Arts School Of New York when she was younger.
There is an urban legend that Tomei's Oscar for My Cousin Vinny should have gone to someone else. Fox, and she auditioned, getting the part of Angie Vega in it. Part of her persona is a thick New York accent. Then, one of her teachers told her there was an audition for a movie, Life With Mikey, starring Michael J. She received a second Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for In the Bedroom (2001). Instead, she wanted to be a singer and dancer, and by the age of nine, she was quite experienced in front of the cameras, but only with her dancing and singing. Her breakthrough performance came in My Cousin Vinny (1992) for which she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Vidal, who used to take the train to school in the Queens area of Whitestone, where she grew up, did not plan on becoming an actress when she was growing up.
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. She plays Taina Morales, who is also a teen from Puerto Rico but, just like Vidal in real life, a resident of New York. Marisa Tomei (born December 4, 1964) is an American actress. Christina Vidal (born 1st January 1984) is a Puerto Rican actress. guest appearance in 'The Seinfeld Show'. Details (movie). As the World Turns (1983-'85) TV Series. Welcome To the Dollhouse (movie).
The Flamingo Kid (1984). Brink (movie). The Toxic Avenger (1985) (uncredited). Mickey's 65th Birthday (special). Playing for Keeps (1986). Cosby Mystery Series (series). A Different World (1987) TV Series. FX (series).
Oscar (1991). Touched by an Angel (series). Zandalee (1991). Beck (show) (series). My Cousin Vinny (1992). Commish (series). Equinox (1992). Girls Across The Lake (series).
Chaplin (1992). Nick Freno:Licensed teacher (television series). 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).