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Aida Turturro is an American actress best known for her role as Janice Soprano in the hit mobster crime drama series The Sopranos.

Biography[]

Turturro was born on September 25, 1962, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, to Dorothy and Domenick Turturro. Why Turturro wanted to become an actress is not known. What is known is that Turturro graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre. Turturro got her first on-screen role in 1989, when she was cast as Grace in the romantic comedy film True Love. Turturro got her first major role in 2000, when she was first cast as Janice Soprano, the older sister of series protagonist Tony Soprano and a chronic liar, for 72 episodes of the hit mobster crime drama series The Sopranos. Turturro has also appeared in TV shows and movies like The Blacklist, Law & Order: Special Victim Unit, The Night Of, Head Full of Honey, Making a Killing, Rob the Mob, Fading Gigolo, Mozzarella Stories, Curb Your Enthusiasm, ER, Medium, Sidewalks of New York, Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Unforgettable, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Grey's Anatomy, and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.

On Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders[]

Turturro portrayed Carmela Tafani, a former prosecutor connected to the investigation into The Monster of Florence, in the Season Two episode "Il Mostro".

Filmography[]

  • Corners (2020) - Joan
  • The Blacklist - 7 episodes (2017-2020) - Heddie Hawkins
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit - 11 episodes (2013-2020) - Judge Felicia Catano
  • Head Full of Honey (2018) - Margaret
  • Making a Killing (2018) - Connie
  • Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders - Il Mostro (2017) TV episode - Carmela Tafani
  • Grey's Anatomy (2017) - Lynne Gagliano
  • The Night Of (2016) - Rehab Worker
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine - 2 episodes (2016) - Maura Figgis
  • Unforgettable (2016) - Carrie's Psychic
  • Rob the Mob (2014) - Anna
  • Blue Bloods (2013) - Miss Dominga
  • Fading Gigolo (2013) - Driver's Wife
  • Nurse Jackie (2012) - Laura Vargas
  • Mozzarella Stories (2011) - Autilia
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (2011) - Gabby
  • A Little Help (2010) - Nancy Feldman
  • Mercy (2010) - Evelyn
  • Medium (2009) - Bobbi Catalano
  • ER - 3 episodes (2008) - Sheryl Hawkins
  • The Sopranos - 72 episodes (2000-2007) - Janice Soprano
  • The Sopranos: Threshold (2007) - Unknown Character
  • Romance & Cigarettes (2005) - Rosebud
  • Survival of the Fittest (2005) - Attorney Dellasandro
  • Wild Card (2004) - Maddy
  • 2BPerfectlyHonest (2004) - Emily/Gina
  • Sidewalks of New York (2001) - Shari
  • Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (2001) - Jean Ferraro
  • Home Sweet Hoboken (2000) - Unknown Character
  • Joe Gould's Secret (2000) - Waitress
  • Play It to the Bone (1999) - Mad Greek Waitress
  • Bringing Out the Dead (1999) - Nurse Crupp
  • Freak Weather (1999) - Glory
  • Mickey Blue Eyes (1999) - Italian Waitress
  • Deep Blue Sea (1999) - Brenda Kerns
  • 24 Nights (1999) - Marie
  • The 24 Hour Woman (1999) - Brenda
  • Crossfire (1998) - Miss Pasquantonio
  • Celebrity (1998) Olga
  • Jaded (1998) - Helen Norwich
  • Illuminata (1998) - Marta
  • Woo (1998) - Tookie
  • O.K. Garage (1998) - Mary the Bartender
  • Too Tired to Die (1998) - Fortune Teller 1 & 2
  • Fallen (1998) - Tiffany
  • Fool's Paradise (1997) - Susan
  • Made Men (1997) - Angie
  • The Practice (1997) - TV Commercial Producer
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith - 2 episodes (1996) - Rox
  • Tales of Erotica (1996) - Kim
  • Law & Order - 3 episodes (1990-1996) - Receptionist/Cocktail Waitress/Carmen
  • Sleepers (1996) - Mrs. Salinas
  • Money Train (1995) - Woman on Platform
  • New York News (1995) - Gina
  • Stonewall (1995) - Bar Waitress
  • The Wright Verdicts - 7 episodes (1995) - Lydia
  • Denise Calls Up (1995) - Linda
  • Junior (1994) - Louise
  • The Search for One-eye Jimmy (1994) - Madame Esther
  • Angie (1994) - Tina
  • Men Lie (1994) - Unknown Character
  • The Dutch Master (1993) - Kim
  • The Saint of Fort Washington (1993) - State Employee
  • Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993) - Hotel Day Clerk
  • Life with Mikey (1993) - Officer Moran
  • Tribeca (1993) - Manicurist
  • Jersey Girl (1992) - Angie
  • Mac (1992) - Wife
  • What About Bob? (1991) - Prostitute
  • True Love (1989) - Grace

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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