Mira Katherine Sorvino (born September 28, 1967) is an American actress. She came to prominence after winning the Academy Award and Golden Globe for best supporting actress for her performance in Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite. She is also known for her roles in the films Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, Mimic, The Replacement Killers, Summer of Sam, and more recently Like Dandelion Dust. She received Golden Globe and Emmy nominations for her role in Norma Jean & Marilyn, and a Golden Globe nomination for her role in Human Trafficking. She appears as new Head Detective Betsy Brannigan in the USA Network hit series Psych, although only in a handful of episodes.