Lorraine Bracco Biography, Life, Interesting Facts


Lorraine Bracco

Birthday :

October 2, 1954

Also Known For :

Film Actress, Television Actress

Birth Place :

New York City, New York, United States Of America

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Lorraine Bracco was born on October 2, 1954. She is an American actress. She is well renowned for her appearance in ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘Goodfellas.’ She is currently Sixty Four years old.

Early Life

Lorraine Bracco was born on October 2, 1954, in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. She was born to Eileen Bracco and Salvatore Bracco. She was brought up alongside two siblings. She was brought up in Westbury. In 1972, she graduated from Hicksville High School.



In 1974, Lorraine Bracco went to France where she engaged in fashion modeling. She was later approached by Marc Camoletti to play a role in ‘Duos Sur canapé. In 1979, she played her first role in ‘Duos Sur canapé’ as Bubble. In 1980, she featured in her first television film ‘Commissaire Moulin’ as Jenny. In 1990, she appeared in ‘What Did I Ever Do to the Good Lord to Deserve a Wife Who Drinks in Cafes with Men?’ as Barbara.

In 1981, she appeared as Margaux in ‘Fais gaffe ? la gaffe!’. In 1985, she appeared in ‘Camorra.’ In 1986, she played a role as a Hostage in an episode of the television film ‘Crime Story.’ In 1987, she featured in the films ‘The Pick-Up Artist’ as Carla and in ‘Someone to Watch Over Me’ as Ellie Keegan.

In 1889, Lorraine Bracco played a role in the films ‘Sing’ as Miss Lombardo, ‘The Dream Team’ as Riley, ‘Up to Date’ as Sheila and in ‘Sea of Love’ as Denice Gruber. In 1990, she featured in ‘Goodfellas’ as Karen Friedman Hill. In 1991, she featured in the films ‘Talent for the Game’ and in ‘Switch.’ In 1992, she appeared in the films ‘Medicine Man’ as Dr. Rae Crane, ‘Radio Flyer’ as Mary and in ‘Traces of Red’ as Ellen Schofield. In 1993, she featured in ‘Even Cowgirls Get The Blues’ as Delores Del Ruby. She also appeared in the television movie ‘Scam’ as Maggie Rohrer.

In 1994, she appeared in the film ‘Being Human’ as Anna. She as well appeared as Diane Giacalone in ‘Getting Gotti’ television movie. In 1995, she appeared in the films ‘The Basketball Diaries’ as Mrs. Carroll and in ‘Hackers’ as Margo Wallace. In 1996, she appeared as Helene Miller in ‘The Liars.’ She also featured in the television movie ‘Reckoning’ as Kits Maitland. In 1997, she featured in ‘Silent Cradle’ as Helen Greg.

In 1998, Lorraine Bracco played a role as Detective Roy in the television movie ‘The Taking of Pelham One Two Three.’ In 1999, she appeared in several episodes of ‘The Sopranos’ as Dr. Jennifer Melfi a role she played until 2007. In 2000, she appeared in ‘Ladies Room’ as Gemm. In 2001, she featured in the films ‘Riding in Cars with Boys’ and ‘Tangled.’ She was also featured as a narrator in the television movie ‘Sex in Our Century.’

In 2003, she appeared in ‘Death of a Dynasty.’ She also appeared in the movie ‘Custody of the Heart’ as Claire Raphael. In 2005, she played as Sheila in ‘Crazy for Love.’ She also played a role in an episode of ‘Law & Order: Trial by Jury’ as Karla Grizano. In 2007, she appeared as Rose Moreno in ‘Snowglobe.’ In 2008, the television films she appeared in included: ‘Long Island Confidential’ and ‘Lipstick Jungle.’

In 2010, Lorraine Bracco featured in an episode of ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’ as a House Matron. She also appeared in some episodes of the television series ‘Rizzoli & Isles’ as Angela Rizzoli a role she played until 2016. In 2011, she appeared as Leda in the film ‘Son of Morning.’ She also appeared in the television films ‘I Married a Mobster’ and ‘Top Chef.’ In 2012, she featured in the short film ‘The Bensonhurst Spelling Bee.’

In 2014, she appeared as Vaughn in an episode of ‘Mulaney.’ In 2016, she appeared in her last film ‘Monday Nights at Seven’ as Damian Robertson. She also appeared in the television films ‘Dice’ and in ‘BoJack Horseman.’ In 2017, she appeared as Mayor Margaret Dutton in ‘Blue Bloods’ a role she played until 2018. She will feature as starring in ‘Bravo Two Zero’ film.


Awards and Achievements

In 1991, Lorraine Bracco won the Chicago Film Critics Association Award for being the Best Supporting Actress. In 2000 and 2008, she emerged victorious in the Screen Actors Guild Award in the Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series category.


Personal Life

In 1979, Lorraine Bracco got married to Daniel Guerard with whom she has one child. In 1982, they divorced. She was later involved in a relationship with Harvey Keitel with whom she has one child. In 1994, she got married to Edward James Olmos with whom she divorced in 2002. In 2002, she met Jason Cipolla with whom she is still dating. She is currently Sixty four years old.


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