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MIRA SORVINO Hollywood Warrior

THE OSCAR WINNER ON SPEAKING OUT ABOUT SEXUAL ASSAULT, RAISING HER KIDS AND FINDING NEW STRENGTH

Mira Sorvino has experienced the very best moments that come with being a Hollywood actress—and the worst. When she was just 28, the Harvard-educated daughter of Goodfellas actor Paul Sorvino won an Oscar for her hilarious portrayal of a ditzy prostitute in 1995’s Mighty Aphrodite. But just a few years later, she found herself struggling to land decent roles, “iced out,” she believes, because she turned down the sexual advances of producer Harvey Weinstein. One of the first wave of women to come forward with allegations about Weinstein—in The New Yorker in 2017—Sorvino, now 51, found new energy as an activist, pressing state legislators to pass stronger laws about sexual assault. She’s also back in high demand as an actress. Now starring in the action

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