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Mira Sorvino is best known for her role in Woody Allen's romantic comedy movie 'Mighty Aphrodite.' Her portrayal of the character 'Linda Ash' in the 1995 film won her the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.
Mira Sorvino's other movies include 'Romy and Michele's High School Reunion,' 'Mimic,' 'Lulu on the Bridge,' 'The Replacement Killers,' 'Summer of Sam,' and 'Like Dandelion Dust.' Mira Sorvino is married to the American actor, director, and screenwriter Christopher Backus. Many are curious to know about their married life, so let's get right to it without further ado.
Mira Sorvino and Christopher Backus met at a friend's charades party in August 2003. On June 11, 2004, they married in a private civil ceremony at the Santa Barbara, California, courthouse. The couple again married with an official wedding ceremony, a hilltop ceremony in Capri, Italy.
Mira Sorvino and Christopher Backus married in 2004.
Source: NY Daily News
Mira Sorvino and Christopher Backus have four children: daughters Mattea Angel (born in 2004) and Lucia (born in 2012) and sons Johnny Christopher King (born in 2006) and Holden Paul Terry Backus (born in 2009). The family lives in Los Angeles, California.
Between 1996 and 1998, Mira Sorvino was romantically involved with director Quentin Tarantino. He was her escort to the Academy Awards ceremony, where she won Best Supporting Actress for 'Mighty Aphrodite.'
Sorvino was born on September 28, 1967, in Manhattan. Her father was a character actor and film director, Paul Sorvino. Her mother, Lorraine Ruth Davis, was a drama therapist for Alzheimer's disease patients and a former actress. Mira has two siblings, Michael and Amanda.
Sorvino's parents were Paul Sorvino and Lorraine Ruth Davis.
Sorvino was raised in Tenafly, New Jersey, where she wrote and acted in the backyard plays with her childhood friend Hope Davis and in theater productions at Dwight-Englewood School. She was academically talented and later attended Harvard University. She studied for one year as an exchange student with CIEE in Beijing, China, where she became fluent in Mandarin Chinese. In 1989, she graduated from Harvard magna cum laude with a degree in East Asian studies.
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