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Mira Sorvino Biography – Mira Sorvino Wiki
Mira Sorvino is an American actress.
Born in the United States, she went ahead to study at Harvard, majoring in Chinese. She graduated magna cum laude in 198.
She showed interest in a career in acting from an early age and moved to New York City to try her hand in the City’s film industry, waitressing, auditioning, and working at the Tribeca production company of Robert De Niro.
Her first film job was in the movie Amongst Friends. She worked her way up the ladder behind the camera to eventually associate-produce the film, and, ultimately became the female lead. The indie production was well-received, and Sorvino’s performance led her to get cast in two more movies. The movies are Barcelona and, Quiz Show.
Her female lead in his Mighty Aphrodite proved her range as a performer and earned her an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress. Since winning the Oscar, Sorvino has continued to take a wide range of roles, including another stretch as Marilyn Monroe in Norma Jean & Marilyn. She co-starred Ashley Judd.
Forays into action and horror, such as Mimic and The Replacement Killers show that Sorvino is not above being playful in the film roles she chooses.
Her performance as charmingly silly California beach girl Romy White in Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997), in which she and co-star Lisa Kudrow utter one hilarious absurdity after another cemented her role in popular culture.
Mira Sorvino Dancing With the Stars
She was cast in the 32nd series of DWTS alongside her partner Gleb Savchenko.
Mira Sorvino Age
She was born Mira Katherine Sorvino on September 28, 1967, in New York City, New York, USA.
Mira Sorvino Husband
She got married to her husband, Christopher Backus on June 11, 2004, and the couple have four children.
They married in the civil service in Santa Monica, California. They then had their formal ceremony on the island of Capri in Italy. Mira is of half-Italian descent, and this was to honor her Italian roots. She wore a gown designed by Giorgio Armani.
Sorvino first met her husband Christopher Backus at West Hollywood’s Sur restaurant when he was her server. She tells everyone they met at a charades party because he is much younger than her and she didn’t want people to know she was flirting with a younger man.
Mira Sorvino Children
She has four children: two daughters and two sons. Her children are daughter Mattea Angel Backus, son Johnny Christopher King Backus, son Holden Paul Terry Backus, and daughter Lucia Backus.
Mira Sorvino Parents
Her parents are Lorraine Davis, an actress who became a drama therapist, and veteran character actor Paul Sorvino. Her father’s family were Italian immigrants. The actress’s father discouraged her from becoming an actor, as he knew how the industry often chews up young stars.
Older sister of Michael Sorvino and Amanda Sorvino.
Mira Sorvino Sound of Freedom
The actress was cast in the film Sound of Freedom as Ballard’s wife. Additionally, since 2009, Sorvino has been a Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime with a focus on human trafficking.
Sorvino told the Washington Examiner that she was drawn to the film because she has “met so many child survivors and my heart burns for them.”
Mira Sorvino Net Worth
Film and TV actress Mira Sorvino’s net worth is estimated to be $ 1 million.
Mira Sorvino Height
Actress Sorvino stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (5′ 9″/1.75 m) tall.
Mira Sorvino Nationality
She is American.