Actress who rose to prominence after winning the Academy Award for her role in My Cousin Vinny as Mona Lisa Vito. Other film credits include The Wrestler, What Women Want, The Big Short, and Wild Hogs. She also portrayed Aunt May in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, including Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home.
She played Hedy LaRue in her middle school's production of How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying.
She joined the cast of the TV series Empire in season 2.
She starred alongside Joe Pesci in the film My Cousin Vinny.