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Turturro at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival
September 25, 1962 |
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
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).
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. Actors John Turturro, Nicholas Turturro, and Natalie Turturro are her cousins.
Turturro appeared in her first film in 1989.
She appears also in the 2005 movie Romance & Cigarettes, directed by her cousin John.
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.
Turturro appeared in the eighth season episode "Car Periscope" of Curb Your Enthusiasm.
In 2013, Turturro appeared in the fourth season episode "Drawing Dead" of Blue Bloods.
- What About Bob? (1991)
- Life With Mikey (1993)
- Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
- Angie (1994)
- Junior (1994)
- Money Train (1995)
- Tales of Erotica (1996)
- Sleepers (1996)
- Fool's Paradise (1997)
- Fallen (1998)
- Woo (1998)
- Illuminata (1998)
- The 24 Hour Woman (1999)
- Deep Blue Sea (1999)
- Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
- Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
- Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001)
- Mozzarella Stories (2011)
- Fading Gigolo (2013)
- Rob the Mob (2014)
- "Aida Turturro Biography (1962-)". filmreference.com.
- ""Sopranos" Star Aida Turturro Brings Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Campaign to Philadelphia". findarticles.com. 2005. Retrieved 2007-12-18.
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