Marisa Tomei Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

8th March 2015

Quote: "I think she's a wonderful actor, I love that she plays diverse parts." Feminist icon Gloria Steinem is thrilled Marisa Tomei will play her in George Clooney's upcoming mini-series Ms., which will focus on the creation of her Ms. Magazine in 1971.

23rd November 2014

Fact: Actor Balthazar Getty celebrated the launch of his wife's new clothing line by inviting guests including Demi Moore, Emile Hirsch and Marisa Tomei to a dinner party at their Los Angeles home. The former Brothers & Sisters star gathered family and friends to fete designer Rosetta Millington's latest line, which went on sale on on Friday (21Nov14). Other famous faces in attendance included Moore's daughters with Bruce Willis, Rumer and Scout, Alex Pettyfer, Rebecca Gayheart and Soleil Moon Frye.

18th April 2014

Fact: Actress Lindsay Lohan showed off her cooking skills during a segment on U.S. talk show The View on Friday (18Apr14), while taking part in a competition with co-host Sherri Shepherd to create the best original dish using unique ingredients such as popcorn, tortillas and doughnuts. The Mean Girls star served as guest co-host on the programme, where she interviewed celebrity guest Marisa Tomei and offered up her opinion on the show's hot topics.

16th October 2013

Fact: Dexter star Michael C. Hall, Toni Collette and Marisa Tomei have teamed up to take playwright Will Eno's dark comedy The Realistic Joneses to Broadway. The play opened to rave reviews last year (12) at Yale Repertory Theatre in Connecticut and will now hit New York's theatre land in February (14). A venue has yet to be announced.

25th January 2013

Fact: Oscar winner Marisa Tomei is reportedly engaged to Prometheus star Logan Marshall-Green, who is 12 years her junior. Sources tell In Touch magazine the actor proposed over the Christmas (12) holidays. The couple has been dating on and off since 2008.

5th October 2011

Fact: Oscar-winner Marisa Tomei, Martin Sheen and Blair Underwood will trace their family trees in the new U.S. season of hit TV show Who Do You Think You Are? when it airs in early 2012.

2nd March 2011

Quote: "I sent her flowers and she invited me to her concert." Oscar winner Marisa Tomei was thrilled when Lady GaGa stated she'd like the actress to play her in a biopic.

28th February 2011

Quote: "I'm thrilled, I was befuddled at first, I was like, 'Really, me?' But then I had the pleasure of meeting her and I'm thrilled. She's so funny and talented." Actress Marisa Tomei is flattered to learn she's Lady GaGa's number one choice to portray the pop superstar in movie version of her life.

24th February 2011

Fact: Lady GaGa gave Liza Minnelli and actress Marisa Tomei a special shout out at her New York concert on Tuesday (22Feb11) after spotting the pair in the audience at Madison Square Garden. They weren't the only big names to check out the Paparazzi hitmaker during her U.S. tour - Sir Paul MCCartney was seen dancing along to the flamboyant singer's tracks when she played the same venue on Monday night (21Feb11).

7th February 2011

Fact: Oscar winner Marisa Tomei will host the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards on 12 February (11) at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills. Tomei will present 11 awards to 23 individual recipients during the pre-Oscars evening.

15th April 2010

Fact: Oscar winner Marisa Tomei has become the latest celebrity to help women get fit after launching a new workout DVD. The My Cousin Vinny star fronts the Core & Curves fitness film.

17th March 2010

Fact: Oscar winner Marisa Tomei is showing off her cooking skills online - the actress jetted off to Italy to learn how to make pasta dishes as part of a new project sponsored by the Bertolli range of Italian foods.

16th March 2010

Quote: "Starting a film or going on stage before a play... it's always terrifying. I'm always asking myself, 'Why am I doing this?!'" THE WRESTLER actress Marisa Tomei on her crippling stage fright.

23rd February 2009

Quote: "I made a deal with my female P.A. (personal assistant) that she would keep bringing me my coffee cup. The thing is, I don't drink coffee, so she had my tequila in there." Marisa Tomei on how she got in the mood for stripping scenes in THE WRESTLER.

23rd February 2009

Quote: "Sissy Spacek once told me, 'Always carry Purel (hand cleanser) with you - you're shaking a lot of hands; you don't wanna catch a cold.'" Marisa Tomei on the best Oscars red carpet advice she has ever been given.

17th February 2009

Quote: "I can't say that I'm still pole dancing. It's hard! I understand the hazards of the exotic dancer in a way I never imagined." Marisa Tomei no longer uses the skills she learned playing a stripper in THE WRESTLER.

11th February 2009

Quote: "I'm not that big a fan of marriage as an institution and I don't know why women need to have children to be seen as complete human beings." THE WRESTLER actress Marisa Tomei has no plans to rush down the wedding aisle.

4th February 2009

Quote: "I'm gonna bring my loved man... He's more than a boyfriend, less than a fiance - my man!" Oscar nominee Marisa Tomei plans to take partner Logan Marshall Green to the Academy Awards.

26th January 2009

Quote: "It was so real that our director, DARREN (ARONOFSKY), had it cleaned twice before he would work in it, let alone me." Marisa Tomei admits the New Jersey stripclub which features in her new movie THE WRESTLER really was a seedy joint.

21st March 2008

Fact: Hilary Duff is set to play a Russian pop star in the upcoming movie WAR, INC. She will join a host of stars including John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Marisa Tomei, and Ben Kingsley in action movie.

13th November 2007

Quote: "I'm getting older and it was now or never. You care less about what people think when you've grown up." Oscar winner Marisa Tomei will go nude for several sex scenes in new movie BEFORE THE DEVIL KNOWS YOU'RE DEAD.

10th April 2007

Fact: Marisa Tomei is set to make her off-Broadway directorial debut later this month after taking charge of Duke Theater's war-themed THE MACHINE, which is part of the venue's upcoming series of plays.

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