Mira Katherine Sorvino is an Academy Award-winning American actress. She is the daughter of Paul Sorvino.
Sorvino’s career began in 1993, when she was hired to work on Amongst Friends. She started as third assistant director, then was promoted to casting director, then to assistant producer, and was finally offered a lead role. Positive reviews opened doors for her.
Sorvino’s portrayal of a squeaky-voiced, foul-mouthed prostitute in Woody Allen’s 1995 film Mighty Aphrodite won her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Other credits include Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (opposite Lisa Kudrow) and At First Sight with Val Kilmer. In recent years, she has appeared in lower budget and independent films. In 2005, she received a Golden Globe nomination for her role as an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in the Lifetime film Human Trafficking.
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