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actor , television actor , film actor

Aida Turturro is an American actress best known for playing Janice Soprano, sister of New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, on the HBO TV series The Sopranos .

Background

Aida Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of a Sicilian mother Dorothy, a homemaker, and an Italian-American father Domenick Turturro, an artist.

Education

Graduate, State University New York, New Paltz, 1984.

Career

Turturro appeared in her first film in 1989. She has also acted in films such as True Love, , Jersey Girl, and Illuminata. Turturro also had small parts in Sleepers and Deep Blue Sea.

Turturro played Janice Soprano in The Sopranos. She appeared in 49 episodes from 2000-2007, earning two nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2001 and 2007. In 2009, Turturro appeared in "Bite Me," a sixth season episode of the CBS series, Medium, playing the evil Bobbi Catalano.

Turturro appeared in the eighth season episode "Car Periscope" of Curb Your Enthusiasm. In 2012, Turturro appeared in "Day of the Iguana," an episode of Nurse Jackie, which reunited her with her former Sopranos co-star Edie Falco. She played Laura Vargas, the titular character's lawyer.

In 2013, Turturro appeared in the fourth season episode "Drawing Dead" of Blue Bloods.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Actor: (films) Life with Mikey, 1993, Money Train, 1995, Sleepers, 1996, Fallen, 1998, Celebrity, 1998, Deep Blue Sea, 1999, Mickey Blue Eyes, 1999, Bringing Out the Dead, 1999, Play It to the Bone, 1999, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, 2001. (television series) As the World Turns, 1998, The Soprano's, since 2000 (Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild, 2008). (Broadway plays) A Streetcar Named Desire, 1992, (guest appearance): (television series) Law and Order, 1990.