Her birth name was Mira Katherine Sorvino and she was born on September 28, 1967 in New York city, New York, United States of America. She had very keen interest in acting from her childhood, at Dwight-Englewood School she acted in backyard plays with her childhood friend Hope Davis.
She was born as the daughter of Paul Sorvino, actor and film director and Lorraine Davis, is an actress and therapist for Alzheimer's disease patients. She also got chance to attend Harvard University, and she studied one year as an exchange student with CIEE in Beijing, China.
After the initial civil wedding, Backus and Sorvino flew to Capri, Italy where they had a more picturesque ceremony.
In 2004, they had their first daughter, Mattea Angel.
Backus made his television debut in NBC's Will & Grace, followed by landing roles in prominent television shows like The O.
C., along with ABC’s Life on Mars, FX's hit series It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Sons of Anarchy, NBC's The Mentalist and TNT's Perception and NBC's two-part miniseries The Last Templar.
They have four children together: Mattea, Johnny, Holden and Lucia.
Boyfriends and Spouses Quentin Tarantino (1996 to 1998): One of Mira Sorvino’s most famous romances was with the Hollywood director, Quentin Tarantino.
Known for movies like Django, Natural Born Killers and Inglorious Bastards, Tarantino began dating Mira Sorvino in 1996.
Her more memorable films include Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, John Woo's The Replacement Killers, and Spike Lee's Summer of Sam. Father: Paul Sorvino (actor)Mother: Lorraine Sorvino (therapist, div.)Mother: Vanessa Arico (stepmother, m. 1996)Brother: Michael Sorvino (occasionally an actor)Sister: Amanda Sorvino (runs animal resuce mission, b.
1971)Boyfriend: Quentin Tarantino (film director, together 1996-98)Boyfriend: Olivier Martinez (French actor, together 1999-2002)Husband: Christopher Backus (waiter/actor, m.