Mira Sorvino is an American actress who was catapulted into international stardom after portraying Leslie/Linda Ash in the 1995 romantic comedy film Mighty Aphrodite, for which she was honored with a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award. Her other popular film credits include 1996's Norma Jean & Marilyn, 1998's The Replacement Killers and 2005's Human Trafficking.
She is the daughter of Lorraine Ruth Davis and noted actor and director Paul Sorvino. In 2004, she got married to actor Christopher Backus and bore him four children.
In addition to English, she is very fluent in French and Mandarin Chinese.
She has a degree in Chinese from Harvard University.
In 1996, People magazine named her as one of the world's 50 most beautiful people.
I try to become more humble and more myself with every year. There was a while when I got famous where I was so confused and my head was spinning.Mira Sorvino
I want my life to effect the balance to the positive.Mira Sorvino
My father taught me how to substitute realities.Mira Sorvino
Now that I've got some films under my belt, I have the courage of my convictions regarding acting. It gives me a leg to stand on.Mira Sorvino
We all struggle with our failure to communicate and our failure to reach beyond fear to love people.Mira Sorvino
is a famous American actress,
who was born on
September 28, 1967. As a person born on this date, Mira Sorvino is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (September 28) and the 47th most popular for the year (1967).
People born on September 28
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
Mira Sorvino is the 215th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Mira Sorvino's birthday, Mira Sorvino is the 1499th most famous American.
In general, Mira Sorvino ranks as the 2613th
most popular famous person, and the 483rd most popular actress of all time.
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