July 5, 1963
57 years old
5 ft 5 in | 165 cm
34-29-34 in | 86.5-73.5-86.5 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
7 US | 37.5 EU
Edith "Edie" Falco was born in New York City, New York, United States, on July 5, 1963, is an American actress.
Young Edie Falco first started performing as a child in plays at the Arena Players Repertory Theater in East Farmingdale.
She made her big screen debut in drama film Sweet Lorraine (1987) in role as Karen.
She got her television debut in NBC police procedural series Homicide: Life on the Street (1993–1997) in role as Eva Thormann.
Her breakthrough performance came as Carmela Soprano in HBO crime drama television series The Sopranos (1999–2007).
She was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Bananas Shaughnessy in a play "The House of Blue Leaves" (2011), at Walter Kerr Theatre.
Avatar 2 (2022) epic science fiction in role as General Ardmore, opposite Zoe Saldana, Kate Winslet and Vin Diesel
She was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role as Denise in crime drama film Laws of Gravity (1992).
She won the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Marly Temple in drama movie Sunshine State (2002).
Trust (1990) romantic comedy opposite Adrienne Shelly and Martin Donovan
The Addiction (1995) vampire horror with Lili Taylor, Christopher Walken and Annabella Sciorra
The Quiet (2005) psychological thriller opposite Elisha Cuthbert, Camilla Belle and Martin Donovan
Judy Berlin (1999) drama with Barbara Barrie, Bob Dishy and Carlin Glynn
Freedomland (2006) crime drama mystery opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Julianne Moore and Anthony Mackie
The Great New Wonderful (2006) romantic comedy drama with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Seth Gilliam and Jim Parsons
The Comedian (2016) comedy drama opposite Robert De Niro, Leslie Mann and Danny DeVito
Landline (2017) comedy drama with Jenny Slate, Abby Quinn and John Turturro
Outside In (2017) drama opposite Jay Duplass, Kaitlyn Dever and Ben Schwartz
She won three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, two Golden Globe Awards for Best Actress and five Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor for her role as Carmela Soprano in HBO crime drama television series The Sopranos (1999–2007).
She was nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series and won one for her role as Nurse Jackie Peyton in Showtime medical comedy drama television series Nurse Jackie (2009–2015).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Celeste "C. C." Cunningham in NBC satirical sitcom 30 Rock (2007-2008).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her performance as Leslie Abramson in NBC true crime anthology series Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (2017).
She had recurring role as Sally Bell in NBC police procedural and legal drama television series Law & Order (1993–1998).
She had recurring role as Sgt. Kelly in Fox police drama series New York Undercover (1995–1997).
Oz (1997-2000) HBO drama series in role as Diane Whittlesey
Horace and Pete (2016) web series in role as Sylvia
Tommy (2020) CBS police procedural crime drama series in role as Abigail "Tommy" Thomas
American Crime Story (2021) anthology true crime series in role as Hilary Clinton
Graduated from Northport High School in 1981.
Graduated from SUNY Purchase in New York (1986) with a degree in Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting.
Has two brothers: Joseph, Paul and a sister, Ruth.
Has Italian, Swedish, English and Cornish ancestry.
She was nominated for the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actress in a Play for her role as Terry in a play "Side Man" (1998-1999).
She is a Buddhist.
Spokesperson for Health Care for America Now.
She is a vegan.
Has two adopted children: a son, Anderson and a daughter, Macy.
Lives in New York City, New York, United States.
She dated Bill Sage (2009), Stanley Tucci (2003-2004) and John Devlin (1996-2000).