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Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei

Marisa Tomei is featured in:

Season 6, Episode 9: Italian Roots
Season 5, Episode 4: Dreaming of a New Land

Marisa Tomei won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as ‘Mona Lisa Vito’ in MY COUSIN VINNY. She subsequently earned Academy Award nominations for her performances in IN THE BEDROOM and THE WRESTLER.

Throughout her silver screen career she has tackled a diverse range of memorable roles in both film and television, earning many other Awards and nominations along the way. Credits include SPIDERMAN, LOVE IS STRANGE, THE BIG SHORT, CRAZY STUPID LOVE and BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU’RE DEAD. Upcoming: Ira Sachs’ A FAMILY VACATION and HUMAN CAPITAL.

She’s also a veteran of the theatre and her live performances both on and off Broadway have earned her numerous accolades. Broadway Credits include: REALISTIC JONESES, TOP GIRLS and SALOME, and was last seen onstage in HOW TO TRANSCEND A HAPPY MARRIAGE and THE ROSE TATTOO. She is a founding member of Naked Angels Theater Company in New York City and works very closely with Eve Ensler.

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Guests From Episode 9 of Season 6

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Episode Guide

Finding Your Roots Season Six

Discover the surprising ancestral stories of 27 fascinating guests, including Jeffrey Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Melissa McCarthy, Sterling K. Brown, Jordan Peele, Nancy Pelosi, Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell, Queen Latifah, Jon Batiste, Diane von Furstenberg, Zac Posen, Jeff Goldblum, Anjelica Huston, Isabella Rossellini, Terry Gross, Eric Stonestreet and more in season six of Finding Your Roots.

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