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Mira Sorvino, Award Winner


Mira Sorvino: Best
Supporting Actress 1995:

Mighty Aphrodite (Comedy – R)

Mira Sorvino won her Supporting Oscar for her performance in this Woody Allen comedy.

About Mira Sorvino (1967 – )
Mira Sorvino was born in New Jersey and is the daughter of actor Paul Sorvino. Mira Sorvino graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1990, with a BA in Asian Studies. She speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.

In 1997, Mira Sorvino played a genetic scientist, creator of mutant insects made to prey on cockroaches, which instead runs amok in the sci-fi movie, Mimic. In the same year, she played the dopey Romy to Lisa Kudrow's dopey Michelle in Romy And Michelle's High School Reunion. The movie details the misadventures of two women, former high school losers, who embark on a hilarious charade to hide the fact that they are still losers at their 10th year high school reunion party.

Mira Sorvino played the porn queen and hooker mom of an adopted child with extraordinary intelligence, in Mighty Aphrodite, 1995. Sorvino won a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance.

"There's a side of my personality that goes completely against the East Coast educated person and wants to be a pin-up girl in garages across America... there's a side that wants to wear the pink angora bikini!"

Mira Sorvino's notable movie credits include...

Amongst Friends (1993)
Barcelona (1994)
Quiz Show (1994)
Sweet Nothing (1995)
Blue In The Face (1995)
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Tarantella (1995)
Tales Of Erotica (1996)
Mimic (1997)
Romy And Michele's High School Reunion (1997)
Free Money (1998)
The Replacement Killers (1998)
Summer Of Sam (1999)
At First Sight (1999)
Bamboozled (2000)
Famous (2000)
The Grey Zone (2001)
The Triumph Of Love (2001)
The Grey Zone (2001)
Wisegirls (2002)
Semana Santa (2002)
Gods And Generals (2003)
Between Strangers (2002)
The Final Cut (2004)
Reservation Road (2007)
Like Dandelion Dust (2009)
Attack On Leningrad (2009)
Smitty (2010)
Multiple Sarcasms (2010)
The Presence (2010)
Angels Crest (2011)
Union Square (2011)
Smitty (2012)

Mira Sorvino's television credits include...

The Guiding Light (1991)
Swans Crossing (Series 1992)
Parallel Lives (TV Movie) (1994)
The Buccaneers (TV Mini-Series 1995)
Jake's Women (TV Movie) (1996)
Norma Jean & Marilyn (HBO TV Movie) (1996)
The Great Gatsby (TV Movie) (2000)
Human Trafficking (2005)





Mira Sorvino in Romy And Michele's High School Reunion (1997).


Mira Sorvino in Mimic (1997).