Footloose and Sandal Free!
But then I got grossed out. Going barefoot in a restaurant has to be some kind of health code violation. Plus, I felt really bad for those abandoned sandals. So much so that I feel like I should adopt these, just to do my part:View more Comments>...thefoodinista
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She has since gone on to impress in movies ranging from the drama Welcome To Sarajevo to an Oscar-nominated turn as a stripper in The Wrestler.
The daughter of an English teacher and a lawyer, her mother frequently corrected her speech in a bid to eradicate her strong Brooklyn accent.
"I don't prefer much of film over stage... The only thing I prefer is the paycheque."
She appeared on screen for the first time aged 19 as Marcy Thompson on the daytime TV drama As the World Turns.
Her most prominent role was in My Cousin Vinny, for which she received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.
The tense drama In The Bedroom brought her to the forefront of her profession and eased her into an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress.
In 2002, she starred in The Guru with Heather Graham and alongside Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson in Anger Management.
Subsequent roles have included on of Jude Law's female conquests in the remake of the Michael Caine classic Alfie and the Charles Bukowski biopic Factotum.
Inj 2007, she appeared in the disposable comedy Wild Hogs with John Travolta but impressed in the superlative Sidney Lumet thriller Before The Devil Knows Your Dead.
She received her third Oscar nomination for her role as a stripper in Mickey Rourke's comeback triumph The Wrestler in 2009.
Spoiled socialite Lexi (Marisa Tomei) is seeking the perfect guru in Universal's The Guru - 2003
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