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Mira Sorvino Bio, Age, Husband, Family, Movies, Career, Net Worth

Mira Sorvino is born Mira Katherine Sorvino is an American actress. She’s the winner of the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite (1995).

Mira Sorvino Biography

Mira Sorvino is born Mira Katherine Sorvino is an American actress. She’s the winner of the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Woody Allen’s Mighty Aphrodite (1995).

She has portrayed as starring in the films, Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997), Mimic (1997), Lulu on the Bridge (1998), The Replacement Killers (1998), Summer of Sam (1999), and Like Dandelion Dust (2009). Her role in Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996), and in Human Trafficking (2005), made her receive Golden Globe and Emmy nominations and Golden Globe nomination respectively.

Mira Sorvino Age

He was born on September 28, 1967.

Mira Sorvino Family | Mira Sorvino Dad | Mira Sorvino Father

Mira Katherine Sorvino’s mother is Lorraine Ruth Davis, a drama therapist for Alzheimer’s disease patients and a former actress. Her father is Paul Sorvino, a character actor, and film director. She has two siblings, Michael and Amanda. Sorvino is of Italian descent on her father’s side.

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Mira Sorvino Education

Sorvino was raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, where she wrote and acted in backyard plays with her childhood friend Hope Davis and in theater productions at Dwight-Englewood School. She attended Harvard University and graduated from Harvard magna cum laude with a degree in East Asian studies in 1989.

Mira Sorvino Husband

She is married to actor Christopher Backus on June 11, 2004, in a private civil ceremony at the Santa Barbara, California, courthouse, then later had a hilltop ceremony in Capri, Italy. They have has four children.

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They have four children: daughters Mattea Angel who was born in 2004) and Lucia born in 2012 and sons Johnny Christopher King who was born in 2006 and Holden Paul Terry Backus born in 2009.

Mira Sorvino Career

Her first major screen appearance was in the teen television series Swans Crossing, of which she appeared in six episodes. When the 1993 film Amongst Friends entered pre-production, she was hired as third assistant director, then was promoted to casting director, then to assistant producer, and was finally offered a lead role.

After small roles in Robert Redford’s Quiz Show and Whit Stillman’s Barcelona, she was cast in the 1995 Woody Allen film Mighty Aphrodite. Her portrayal of a happy-go-lucky prostitute made her a star, winning her an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.

Other credits include Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion alongside Lisa Kudrow, At First Sight with Val Kilmer, and Summer of Sam from Spike Lee. She portrayed Marilyn Monroe for the 1996 HBO film Norma Jean & Marilyn, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe, and the lead role in the 1997 horror movie Mimic from Guillermo del Toro. In 1995, she portrayed Conchita Closson in the BBC miniseries The Buccaneers based on Edith Wharton’s last novel. She starred as Daisy Buchanan in the 2000 television film The Great Gatsby.

In 2002, Sorvino appeared as the lead in The Triumph of Love, an adaptation of the 1732 Marivaux play. Her role as an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in the Lifetime film Human Trafficking, made her receive a Golden Globe nomination in 2006. In 2007, she had a supporting role in the drama Reservation Road (2007).

Sorvino guest-starred in the “Frozen” episode of the medical television drama House in February 2008. She starred in Attack on Leningrad (2009), Multiple Touches of Sarcasm (2010) alongside Timothy Hutton and Stockard Channing, and Nancy Savoca’s Union Square (2012), with Patti Lupone and Tammy Blanchard.

Sorvino also played the mother of the lead in the film adaptation of Wendy Mass’s popular children’s book Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life. In 2014, she reappeared on the final season of Psych, and on the fourth season of Falling Skies. In 2016, she appeared in the Netflix series Lady Dynamite as an actor working on a sitcom pilot named White Trash.

Mira Sorvino Oscar

In 1995, she won the following awards as the best-supporting-actress;

  • Academy Awards
  • Broadcast Film Critics Association Award
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association
  • Golden Globe Awards
  • National Board of Review
  • New York Film Critics Circle
  • Southeastern Film Critics Association

2009 San Diego Film Festival as the best actress

Mira Sorvino Movies

  • The Stuff (1985)
  • The Obit Writer (1993)
  • Amongst Friends (1993)
  • Nyû Yôku no koppu (1993)
  • Quiz Show (1994)
  • Barcelona (1994)
  • Sweet Nothing (1995)
  • Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
  • Blue in the Face (1995)
  • Beautiful Girls (1996)
  • Tales of Erotica (1996)
  • Tarantella (1996)
  • Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997)
  • Mimic (1997)
  • The Replacement Killers (1998)
  • Lulu on the Bridge (1998)
  • Too Tired to Die (1998)
  • Free Money (1998)
  • At First Sight (1999)
  • Summer of Sam (1999)
  • The Grey Zone (2001)
  • The Triumph of Love (2001)
  • WiseGirls (2002)
  • Semana Santa (2002)
  • Between Strangers (2002)
  • Gods and Generals (2003)
  • The Final Cut (2004)
  • Covert One: The Hades Factor (2006)
  • Reservation Road (2007)
  • The Last Templar (2008)
  • Multiple Sarcasms (2009)
  • Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
  • The Trouble with Cali (2009)
  • Sweet Flame (2009)
  • Attack on Leningrad (2009)
  • The Presence (2010)
  • Angels Crest (2011)
  • Union Square (2012)
  • Smitty (2012)
  • Trade of Innocents (2012)
  • Space Warriors (2013)
  • Perfect Sisters (2014)
  • Quitters (2015)
  • Do You Believe? (2015)
  • Chloe and Theo (2015)
  • A Christmas to Remember (2016)
  • Exposed (2016)
  • Indiscretion (2016)
  • The Red Maple Leaf (2016)
  • Waterlily Jaguar (2017)

Mira Sorvino Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $16 million.

Mira Sorvino Body

  • Height: 5′ 9″ (175 cm)
  • Weight: 135 pounds (61 kg)
  • Chest: 37″ (94 cm)
  • Waist: 26″ (66 cm)
  • Hips: 36″ (91 cm)
  • Bra size: 34C
  • Shoe size: 8,5 (US)/39 (EU)
  • Hair color: Dyed Blonde
  • Eye color: Blue
  • Dress size:8

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