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Born: October 2, 1954 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Bay Ridge-Brooklyn, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Raised on Long Island
1971:
Began modeling for Wilhelmina Agency at age 16
1974:
Moved to Paris at age 19; worked as model and made TV commercials
1979:
Film debut (as Bubbles) in "Duos sur Canape"
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Became deejay for Radio Luxembourg, Paris
1983:
Produced TV special on fashion and music
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Returned to USA
1985:
Appeared in the Lina Wertmuller film, "A Complex Plot About Women, Alleys and Crimes" starring Harvey Keitel
1986:
Starred in Lincoln Center Workshop performance, "Goose and Tom Tom" opposite Keitel
1987:
Made her American feature film debut in the Ridley Scott thriller, "Someone to Watch Over Me"
1990:
Breakthrough role as Karen Hill in "GoodFellas"; received Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actress
1991:
Appeared in "Talent for the Game" opposite Edward James Olmos
1992:
Starred opposite Sean Connery in "Medicine Man"
1994:
Had lead role as a US prosecutor in the CBS TV-movie "Getting Gotti"
1995:
Portrayed Jim Carroll's (Leonardo DiCaprio) mother in "The Basketball Diaries"
1996:
Acted in the French-language "Les Menteurs/The Liars"
1996:
Played the mother of a missing child in the Lifetime TV-movie "Lifeline"
1999:
Co-starred in the HBO acclaimed mob series "The Sopranos," as Dr. Melfi, a psychiatrist treating a mob boss; received Emmy (1999, 2000, 2001), Golden Globe (2000, 2001, 2002) and SAG (2000, 2002, 2003) nominations for Best Actress and a 2007 Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress
2000:
Portrayed a woman who returns to the work force and is then faced with a bitter divorce in "Custody of the Heart" (Lifetime)
2001:
Cast as Drew Barrymore's mom in the comedy "Riding in Cars with Boys"
2002:
Starred on Broadway as 'Mrs. Robinson' in Terry Johnson's adaptation of "The Graduate"

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