Once she got the acting bug, there was no moving past it.
Her name may have been a dead giveaway but Marisa is of Italian descent. He has been in films such as The Truman Show, Flight, Lovelace, and Independence Day.
Marisa Tomei has been a part of Hollywood since the early 1980s.
She leapt into stardom with her breakout role in the television show A Different World (The Cosby Show spinoff) in 1987.
Marissa lost out to (as we all know) Renee Zellweger in the 1996 film.That same year she starred in the film Unhook the Stars as the character of Monica Warren.She may have not been chosen for Jerry Maguire, which would have given her career a boost, but she did other projects that made her equally as famous in the long run.The tattoo is of the eye of Ra, an Egyptian god who is said to protect, give good luck and abundance in ones life.This is the only tattoo that Marisa has visible as we all know that in Hollywood, a permanent fixture on your body is frowned upon.While she never stopped acting for a moment, she didn’t take on leading roles as she wanted to take a load off of sorts.She had minor roles in Happy Accidents, the Watcher, What Women Want, King of the Jungle, and Dirk and Betty.It wasn’t until her role in Anger Management that she go back to starring in films.Marissa was a guest host on Saturday Night Live in October of 1994.In 2009, she publicly spoke at Barack Obama’s Inauguration.She is known to be a liberal and is against labeling any form of gender roles in society.