Tina Majorino Movies and Career Information
Feb 07, 1985
Albertina Marie "Tina" Majorino (pronounced /meɪdʒɵˈriːnoʊ/; born February 7, 1985) is an American film and television actress. She started her career as a child actor, starring in films such as Andre, When a Man Loves a Woman, Corrina, Corrina, and Waterworld. Despite her early success, Majorino left show business in 1999. She returned several years later in what would become one of her best known roles, the character Deb in the 2004 film Napoleon Dynamite. Since her return to acting, Majorino has also starred in television series such as Veronica Mars and Big Love. Majorino began her acting career in a 1992 sitcom called Camp Wilder. Her first film role was in 1994's When a Man Loves a Woman. She subsequently starred in leading roles in the family films Corrina, Corrina and Andre, both of which were released in August 1994. Her next film was the 1995 action film Waterworld, playing a child named Enola. She played the title role in the 1999 television film, Alice in Wonderland. After Alice, Majorino took time off from the business. She has since cited burnout as the reason for her hiatus from acting. Majorino did not appear in another film until 2004's cult film Napoleon Dynamite.