About Mira Sorvino
Mira Katherine Sorvino (born September 28, 1967) is an American actress. Sorvino’s first major screen appearance was in the teen television series ‘Swans Crossing’, on 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. Positive reviews led to other acting opportunities.
Mira Sorvino went on to win the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Woody Allen’s ‘Mighty Aphrodite’. She also starred in the films ‘Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion’, ‘Mimic’, ‘Lulu on the Bridge’, ‘The Replacement Killers’, ‘Summer of Sam’, and ‘Like Dandelion Dust’. For her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in ‘Norma Jean & Marilyn’, she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie and for a Golden Globe for her role in ‘Human Trafficking’. Learn More…