Mira Sorvino is an American actress who won the 'Academy Award' and 'Golden Globe' for 'Best Supporting Actress' for her performance as a 'hooker with a heart of gold' in the romantic comedy film 'Mighty Aphrodite' (1995). She received a 'Golden Globe' and an 'Emmy' nomination for portraying Marilyn Monroe in the television movie 'Norma Jean & Marilyn' in 1996.
She bagged her first major screen appearance in the teen television series 'Swans Crossing' in 1992. She impressed as a production assistant for the 1993 film 'Amongst Friends' and was offered a major role. In the following years, she portrayed Conchita Closson in the BBC miniseries 'The Buccaneers' (1995), had a lead role in the horror movie 'Mimic' (1997) and starred as Daisy Buchanan in the telefilm 'The Great Gatsby' (2000).
She received a ‘Golden Globe’ nomination for her role in the Lifetime film 'Human Trafficking' (2005). Her filmography also includes movies like 'Romy and Michele's High School Reunion', 'At First Sight', 'Summer of Sam', ‘The Triumph of Love’, ‘Reservation Road’, ‘Attack on Leningrad’, ‘Multiple Sarcasms’ and ‘Union Square’. She has recently worked on the TV series ‘Psych’ (2014), ‘Falling Skies’ (2014-15), ‘Intruders’ (2014), ‘Stalker’ (2015) and ‘Lady Dynamite’ (2016-17).
Mira Sorvino Awards
|Mighty Aphrodite||Best Actress in a Supporting Role||1996|
|Mighty Aphrodite||Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture||1996|