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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
Began modeling for Wilhelmina Agency at age 16
Moved to Paris at age 19; worked as model and made TV commercials
Film debut (as Bubbles) in "Duos sur Canape"
Became deejay for Radio Luxembourg, Paris
Produced TV special on fashion and music
Returned to USA
Appeared in the Lina Wertmuller film, "A Complex Plot About Women, Alleys and Crimes" starring Harvey Keitel
Starred in Lincoln Center Workshop performance, "Goose and Tom Tom" opposite Keitel
Made her American feature film debut in the Ridley Scott thriller, "Someone to Watch Over Me"
Breakthrough role as Karen Hill in "GoodFellas"; received Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Best Supporting Actress
Appeared in "Talent for the Game" opposite Edward James Olmos
Starred opposite Sean Connery in "Medicine Man"
Had lead role as a US prosecutor in the CBS TV-movie "Getting Gotti"
Portrayed Jim Carroll's (Leonardo DiCaprio) mother in "The Basketball Diaries"
Acted in the French-language "Les Menteurs/The Liars"
Played the mother of a missing child in the Lifetime TV-movie "Lifeline"
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
Portrayed a woman who returns to the work force and is then faced with a bitter divorce in "Custody of the Heart" (Lifetime)
Cast as Drew Barrymore's mom in the comedy "Riding in Cars with Boys"
Starred on Broadway as 'Mrs. Robinson' in Terry Johnson's adaptation of "The Graduate"
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