Aida Turturro

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Aida Turturro
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Turturro at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
Born (1962-09-25) September 25, 1962 (age 52)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Years active 1989–present

Aida Turturro (Ah-ee-da Toor-toor-ro) (born September 25, 1962) 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 (1999–2007).

Personal life[edit]

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.[1] Actors John Turturro, Nicholas Turturro, and Natalie Turturro are her cousins.

Turturro has worked to raise public awareness of rheumatoid arthritis.[2]

Film career[edit]

Turturro appeared in her first film in 1989.

She has also acted in films such as What About Bob?, Jersey Girl, Illuminata. Turturro also had small parts in Sleepers and Deep Blue Sea.

She appears also in the 2005 movie Romance & Cigarettes, directed by her cousin John.

Turturro appeared in the eighth season episode "Car Periscope" of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

She appeared in Nurse Jackie for an episode. She was the titular character's lawyer. She reunited with her co-star from The Sopranos, Edie Falco, who plays the titular character.

Television career[edit]

Turturro's most notable performance was as Janice Soprano in The Sopranos. She appeared in 73 episodes from 2000-2007.

Selected filmography[edit]

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