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American actress Marisa Tomei is most widely known for her memorable in My Cousin Vinny (1992), for which she received an Academy Award. As a kid, Tomei frequently attended the theater with her parents, which got her interested in acting. She stared her career in the mid-eighties, but received mostly minor roles in film, television and commercials.
She received her breakthrough role in 1992 with the comedy film My Cousin Vinny, for which she was highly praised. For the remainder of the decade, Tomei continued to appear in feature films, including the biographical film Chaplin (1992), the romantic drama Untamed Heart (1993) and Unhook the Stars (1996).