Edie Falco

Edie Falco

American actress
Date of Birth: 05.07.1963
Country: USA

Biography of Edie Falco

Edith "Edie" Falco was born on July 5, 1963, in the United States. She is a three-time Emmy Award winner and gained widespread recognition for her role as Carmela Soprano in the TV series "The Sopranos." Edie grew up in Brooklyn in a family of creative individuals, with her father being a professional drummer and her mother working as an actress. She has Italian, American, and Swedish roots. Her siblings, like her, pursued careers in the arts, and her uncle is a renowned writer and playwright.

Edie Falco

Edie Falco attended Northport High School and began her acting career in the late 1990s. In 1994, she had a small role in Woody Allen's film "Bullets Over Broadway." She played her first significant roles in films such as "Sweet Lorraine," "The Unbelievable Truth," "Trust," "Laws of Gravity," "Was on Mars," "Time Expired," and "Rift." From 1993 to 1997, she appeared in the TV series "Homicide: Life on the Street," portraying the character of Eva Thormann. She also appeared in the series "Law & Order" from 1993 to 1998, playing the role of Sally Bell.

Edie Falco

In 1999, Edie Falco was cast as Carmela Soprano in the TV series "The Sopranos." This role brought her numerous awards and accolades, establishing her as a true professional in the industry. She continued to portray Carmela Soprano until 2007, when she stopped participating in the project.

Edie Falco

In 2004, Edie Falco actively participated in the presidential elections, publicly opposing George W. Bush. She donated $1000 to the campaign of presidential candidate John Kerry and appeared in various TV commercials criticizing Bush's policies.

Her recent works include roles in films such as "Nurse Jackie," "Three Backyards," "30 Roc," "Independent Lens," "Freedomland," "The Quiet," "The Great New Wonderful," and "The Girl from Monday."

Outside of her acting career, Edie Falco has raised two adopted children, a son named Andersen and a daughter named Masi. She has also struggled with alcoholism, which hindered her ability to achieve her goals. However, after her time on "The Sopranos," she overcame her addiction and began leading a healthier lifestyle. Edie also battled breast cancer, but she successfully fought the disease and continues to live a full life.

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