Marisa started her career with
roles on TV shows As the World Turns and A Different World. She won the Best
Supporting Actress Oscar in 1993 for her performance in My Cousin Vinny and
went on to appear in Chaplin, What Women Want, In the Bedroom, Anger Management
and The Wrestler.
Marisa has been linked to actors
Robert Downey Jr, Dana Ashbrook and Logan Marshall-Green and playwright Frank
Marisa has been nominated for a
Best Supporting Actress Oscar three times: for My Cousin Vinny, which she won,
In the Bedroom and The Wrestler.