Marisa Tomei started acting during her high school years in New York and slowly fell in love with the craft. A highly talented and versatile actor, Marisa started her career in the 1980s on television and came to prominence playing a key role in the series ‘As the World Turns.’ She became a Hollywood darling in 1992 after the release of the film ‘My Cousin Vinny,’ for which she won an Academy Award. She has graced the silver screen with the role of Aunt May in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Based on her speeches, media statements, interviews and talk show appearances, we have compiled a list of her best quotes. Let’s have a look at some of her thoughtful quotes on career, family, relationship, Hollywood, fame, business and fashion.
I think the fantasy of being a movie star is more powerful than the reality. So, for me, even if it's not a great film or a great play I'm doing, to know that you went for it. You had an experience that made you grow artistically and personally. What's really satisfying is knowing that you did a good job.
A man like Wilde was not free to live out of the closet as a homosexual, and women in general were not able to be truly themselves; there was no place for a woman's voice to be heard or for her to express her sexuality.
All of us have read the stories about young people in Hollywood and all the challenges they have to confront there, and I think that artistically, I really didn't understand the commercial side of the film business, so I went back to a purely artistic setting.