Monday, 10 July 2017

Mira Sorvino



Mira Sorvino with birth name as Mira Katherine Sorvino is an American actress.She was born on September 28,1967 in New York City,New York,USA and currently resides in Los-Angeles, California, USA.Her father Paul Sorvino was an actor cum director and her mother Lorraine Ruth Davis was a drama therapist for Alzheimer's disease patients and a former actress.Her Step-mom was Dee Dee Benkie.

She is well known for her appearance in Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite, High School Reunion,Mimic, Lulu on the Bridge, The Replacement Killers, Summer of Sam and Like Dandelion Dust.She also appeared in TV shows which includes Swans Crossing, Parallel Lives,The Great Gatsby, House, Stalker and Condor.

Mira Sorvino Religion

Mira Sorvino was raised up as a Christian.But she was active in expressing her views and ideas against restrictive religious thoughts and by going through some of her quotes one can think she may be an agonistic and a humanitarian.In her quote against slavery she stated that " Why does it not say anywhere in the bible that slavery is wrong?It only says that you should treat your slaves well.Well,I don't care if you treat them well.How is it possible that it is not immoral to own another person?Why isn't that one of the ten commandments?" Thou shall not own another person".You want to sit here and tell me that fornication is worse than owning someone"


Mira Sorvino Political Views

Mira Sorvino not seemed to have in support towards any political party.She is a Philanthropist and believes in the humanitarian activities.She was honored with Amnesty International Artist of Conscience Award.She was a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador to combat Human trafficking.She has taken efforts in abolishing Human trafficking.

Who is he/she dating?

She was married to Christopher Backus in 2004 and has 4 children.Two daughters namely Mattea Angel and Lucia and Two sons namely Johnny Christopher King and Holden Paul Terry Backus.

Mira Sorvino Hobbies

Apart from involving in humanitarian activities and helping the needy people and thus making a small change in the society, she used to spend her spare time with her husband and children.Other than this her leisure time activities are not much known.

Interesting Facts

Mira Sorvino speaks Mandarin Chinese and French fluently.She is blessed with a beautiful singing voice.She was a fan of the Star Trek series(1966).She won the Harvard Hoopes Prize for her writing about the Nanjing Anti-African protests in"Anti-Africanism in the People's Republic of China"in 1989.
She won a number of awards for her work in Mighty Aphrodite in 1995 which includes Academy Awards, Broadcast Film Critics Association Award,Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award,Golden Globe Awards,National Board of Review Awrads,New York Film Circle Award etc under the Best Supporting Actress Category.



Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mira_Sorvino
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000227/