Marissa Jaret Winokur Biography (1973-)

Born February 2, 1973, in New York, NY; daughter of Michael (an architect) and Maxine (a teacher) Winokur; engaged to Judah Miller (a writer), 2005. Addresses: Agent: William Morris Agency, One William Morris Place, BeverlyHills, CA 90212.; Manager: McKeon-Valeo-Myones Management, 9150 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 102, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer
Birth Details
February 2, 1973
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Jannette, Demo Real: A Tragedy in 10 Minutes, 1998
  • (Scenes deleted) Why Love Doesn't Work, 1999
  • Sheila, Never Been Kissed, 1999
  • First girl (scenes deleted), Teaching Mrs. Tingle (also known as Killing Mrs. Tingle), 1999
  • Janine, American Beauty, 1999
  • Brenda, Sleep Easy, Hutch Rimes, 2000
  • Danny, Happy Birthday, 2000
  • Jill, Scary Movie, Dimension Films, 2000
  • Radio announcer, Amy's Orgasm (also known as Amy's O and Why Love Doesn't Work), Magic Lamp Releasing, 2001
  • Lea's friend, Now You Know, Lumberyard Productions, 2002
  • Sarah, Fever Pitch, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005
  • Always a Bridesmaid, New Line Cinema, 2005
  • Film Work
  • Producer, Always a Bridesmaid, New Line Cinema, 2005
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Katrina, Stacked, Fox, 2005
  • Miniseries
  • (Uncredited) Tracy Turnblad, Broadway: The American Musical (documentary), PBS, 2004
  • Movies
  • Wendy Wodinski, "Happy Birthday," On Edge, Showtime, 2000
  • Becca Wasserman, Beautiful Girl, ABC Family, 2003
  • Specials
  • The 57th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2003
  • Presenter, The 58th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2004
  • Pilots
  • Denise Furst, The Furst Family, 2004
  • Cannie, Good in Bed, HBO, 2004
  • Also appeared as roommate, Maggie Bloom.
  • Episodic
  • Kimmie, "Justice For All," The Steve Harvey Show, 1998
  • Melody, "Two 'Man' Bowling," Malibu, CA, 1998
  • Glenda, "Honey, I'll Be Right Witch You," Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show, 1999
  • City Guys, 1999
  • Nancy, "Sophomoric," Felicity, 1999
  • Anita, "Play Lady Play," Dharma & Greg, 1999
  • Bella, "Thinking of You; Mama's Soup Pot; The Letter," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX, 2000
  • Theresa, "Father Knows Best," Moesha, UPN, 2000
  • Theresa, "The Matchmaker," Moesha, UPN, 2000
  • Anita, "Night to Remember," Dharma & Greg, 2000
  • Annie, "Tested," Get Real, 2000
  • Theresa, "Color Him Father," Moesha, UPN, 2000
  • Woman in elevator, "Interior Decorator," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2000
  • Dee Dee, "Brandi, You're a Fine Girl," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 2000
  • Lizzy, "Cheerleader of Doom," Nikki, The WB, 2001
  • Tina, "Vanity Hair," The Ellen Show, CBS, 2001
  • Courtney Schaffer, "Chapter Twenty-Three," Boston Public, Fox, 2001
  • Mistress Persephone, "The Big O," Good Girls Don't..., Oxygen, 2004
  • Herself, "Tournament 1, Game 2," Celebrity Blackjack, GSN, 2004
  • Herself, "Tournament 6, Game 6," Celebrity Blackjack, GSN, 2004
  • Herself, "Son of the Mask," HBO First Look, HBO, 2005
  • Margaret, "Friends with Benefits," Jack & Bobby, The WB, 2005
  • Voice of Jewel, "Francine's Flashback," American Dad! (animated),Fox, 2005
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Co-executive producer, Beautiful Girl, ABC Family, 2003
  • Stage Appearances
  • Pink Lady Jan, Grease, Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • Tracy Turnblad, Hairspray, Fifth Avenue Theatre, Seattle, WA, thenNew York City, 2002-2003, 2005
  • Tracy Turnblad, Hairspray, Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles, 2004
  • Also appeared in Jeanie, Hair! (concert staging); Reprise!;as Adelaide, Guys and Dolls, Fox Lane; Peter, Peter Pan, Denise Thomas Theatre; Audrey, Little Shop of Horrors, New Youth Performers; Juliet, Romeo and Juliet, NYSSSA Productions; Robert Anne, Nunsense II, Shawnee Playhouse; Dor and Rachel, Grandma Sylvia's Funeral, Soho Playhouse, New York City; Jenny Piccolo, Happy Days (workshop).
  • Major Tours
  • Grease, U.S. cities, 1994-95
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • "Baby Face," Son of the Mask (soundtrack), 2005

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Books
    • Newsmakers, Issue 1, Thomson Gale, 2005
    Periodicals
    • Dance Magazine, December, 2003, p. S20
    • Glamour, November, 2002, p. 40
    • People, September 2, 2002, pp. 75-76
    • Teen Vogue, February/March, 2003, p. 171

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