Through him, she sees herself.
After having minor roles in a few films, she came to international attention in 1992 with the comedy , for which she received the.
In the episode, attempts to get a date with her through a friend of 's.
Tomei has also worked in theater.
In the episode, she traveled to Tuscany and to the island of Elba to uncover the truth about the 100-year-old murder of her great-grandfather, Francesco Leopoldo Bianchi.
The following year, she appeared in the comedy.
In 2009, Tomei recorded the role of in 's audio Bible production The Word of Promise.
She graduated from in 1982.