Mira Sorvino

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Mira Sorvino

Sorvino at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival
Born Mira Katherine Sorvino
September 28, 1967 (1967-09-28) (age 46)
Tenafly, New Jersey, U.S.
Alma mater Harvard University
Occupation Actress
Years active 1992–present
Spouse Christopher Backus (m. 2004–present) «start: (2004)»"Marriage: Christopher Backus to Mira Sorvino" Location: (linkback://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mira_Sorvino)
Children 4
Parents Paul Sorvino
Lorraine Ruth Davis

Mira Sorvino (b. 28 September 1967) is an American actress. She received an Academy Award for "Best Supporting Actress" for her role in the 1995 movie Mighty Aphrodite. She starred in many other Hollywood movies. More recently she has been starring in low budget or independent movies.

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Sorvino and actor Christopher Backus were married June 11, 2004. The couple have four children: daughters Mattea Angel (born 2004)[1] and Lucia (born 2012)[2] and sons Johnny Christopher King (born 2006)[3] and Holden Paul Terry Backus (born 2009).[4]


Filmography[change | change source]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Swans Crossing Sophia Eva McCormick De Castro 4 episodes
1993 The Obit Writer
1993 Amongst Friends[5] Laura
1993 Nyû Yôku no koppu Maria
1994 Parallel Lives Matty Derosa
1994 Quiz Show Sandra Goodwin
1994 Barcelona Marta Ferrer
1994 The Dutch Master Teresa
1995 Mighty Aphrodite Linda Ash Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Chlotrudis Award for Best Supporting Actress
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture
National Board of Review Award for Best Supporting Actress
New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actress
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Nominated — Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress
Nominated — Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role
1995 Blue in the Face Young Lady
1995 The Buccaneers Conchita Closson
1996 Norma Jean & Marilyn Marilyn Monroe Nominated — Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress - Miniseries or a Movie
Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
1996 Beautiful Girls Sharon Cassidy
1996 Tales of Erotica Teresa Segment "The Dutch Master"
1996 Sweet Nothing Monika
1996 Tarantella Diane
1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Romy White Nominated — MTV Movie Award for Best Dance Sequence
1997 Mimic Dr. Susan Tyler Nominated — Saturn Award for Best Actress
1998 The Replacement Killers Meg Coburn
1998 Lulu on the Bridge Celia Burns
1998 Too Tired to Die Death/Jean
1998 Free Money Agent Karen Polarski
1999 At First Sight Amy Benic
1999 Summer of Sam Dionna
2000 The Great Gatsby Daisy Buchanan
2001 The Grey Zone Dina
2001 The Triumph of Love The Princess/Phocion/Aspasie
2002 WiseGirls Meg Kennedy
2002 Semana santa Maria Delgado
2003 Will & Grace Diane Episode "Last Ex To Brooklyn"
2003 Gods and Generals Fanny Chamberlain
2004 The Final Cut Delila
2005 Human Trafficking Kate Morozov Nominated — Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Miniseries or Television Film
2006 Covert One: The Hades Factor Rachel Russell
2007 Reservation Road Ruth
2008 House Dr. Cate Milton Episode "Frozen"
2009 The Last Templar Tess Chaykin
2009 Multiple Sarcasms Cari
2009 Like Dandelion Dust Wendy Porter New York VisionFest Award for Acting - Female Lead
Sonoma Valley Film Festival Award for Best Actress
San Diego Film Festival Award for Best Actress
2009 The Trouble with Cali The Balletmaster
2009 Sweet Flame Sheila
2009 Attack on Leningrad Kate Davis
2010 The Presence The Woman
2012 Union Square[6] Lucy
2012 Perfect Sisters Linda
2012 Smitty Amanda
2012 Trade of Innocents Claire Becker

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