Edie Falco

Inside Biography


Edith Falcon is an American Television, film and stage actress. She is well-recognized for her role as Diane Whittlesey in the HBO series, Oz. She earned popularity playing the role as Carmelo Soprano on another HBO series named The Sopranos.

Early Life and Education

Falco was born on July 5, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S.A. Her father’s name is Frank Falcon and her mother name is Judith Anderson.

Her father was a jazz drummer and was of Italian descent while her mother’s name was Judith Anderson and her mother was an actress. Her mother had Swedish and English ancestry. She had 3 brothers and she was the only daughter in the family.

She graduated from Northport High School in 1981. 

Career and Struggle

As a rookie, Falco appeared in some shows like Law and Order, Homicide: Life on the Street and Laws of Gravity. She was one of the actresses who was minimally paid in her beginning of a career. She could barely pay her rent with her salary from TV episodes. She got a big breakthrough in her struggle after her cast in film Bullets Over Broadway.

After this, Falco was seen in Judy Berlin and 3 Backyards both of which were directed by Mendel son, a director who featured Falcon in his films. Following her ongoing success, she was seen in 4th Season of The Sopranos for which she even won awards in 2003.

Falco won Golden Globe, Emmy, and a SAG Award. With her appearances in a film like Trust, Private Parts, Cop Land, Reversal of Fortune, Random Hearts and Freedom Land.

Falco became a popular actress to win 4 Emmys and TonyAwards. She also appeared as a guest on TV show 30 Rocks and Will and Grace. In 2009 when her career was rising she was again seen in series Nurse Jackie.

Falco also starred in House of Blue Leaves. She has recently announced to star in The Madrid Off-Broadway.She is an advocate ofAlcoholics Anonymous 12-step program. She has also appeared in Politics lately.

During 2004 presidential election Falco appeared in 30 seconds TV commercial .She also donated $1000 to john Kerry’s 2004 presidential election and $300 to the Democratic National Committee in 2004 .She was the spokesperson for HCAN and after later in 2009 she was also seen on CNN as spokesperson.

Personal life

Falco has reached the age of 54 now. She has two children. She is not married yet. She has adopted two children, a son named Anderson in 2005 and a daughter named Macy in 2008. 

Her personal life and her dating life have been mostly hideous. She has not exposed most of her in formations to the public. She is unmarried yet but no dating history has been revealed or explored yet.

Although she is not married but she has adopted a son in 2005 whose name is Anderson. She was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in 2005 .She also revealed that once she was much of a drinker but she controlled her habit later.

Height, Net Worth and Salary

Falco is 1.73 m tall and weighs around 58kg .Her body measurement is 34-29-34. Her net worth is $15 million USD.

She is basically popular in Acting and Modeling. Her neck size is 9 while her shoe size is 10. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. There is not much information about her salary but she is a s sumed to earn enough to live a gentle life.

by sushma, 31 May, 2014

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