She has Irish, English, and German ancestry.
Actress Sarah Shahi was born Aahoo Jahansouzshahi in Euless, Texas, to an Iranian father and Spanish-Iranian mother.
Actress Nicki Aycox has lived a full artistic life since the age of nine, when she fell in love with the family piano and began playing music.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts from DeSales University.
By the age of 15, Marisa began to work as a print model and as a commercial actress.
The film was directed by Academy Award winner.
She attended Trinity High School and Southern Methodist University, studied opera and majored in English.