Edie Falco Biography
Edie Falco is known to be one of Americas most well respected TV and film actresses. Her first casting was in 1994 for the Woody Allen film Bullets Over Broadway. In 1997, Falco began earning compliments, recognition, and respect for her roles in the Oz, Law & Order, and Homicide: Life on the Street. In 1999, she earned her strongest screen notices for her title role in Eric Mendelsohns Judy Berlin. She was also well known for her role as Carmela in the fourth season of The Sopranos where she won a Golden Globe, an Emmy and SAG award, in 2003. She was the first actress who bagged 3 awards for one role.
Her role as Carmela in The Sopranos showed her character as someone who can cook well. However, she admitted that she does not cook in real life. One of the earlier jobs Edie Falcon did was with a company called Shazam Entertainment. In this job, she would have to dress up like Cookie Monster and persuade people to dance.
Edie Falco also appeared in the films Trust, Cop Land, Random Hearts, Freedomland, Trust, Sunshine State (a film by John Sayles) for which she received the Los Angeles Film Critics Award for "Best Supporting Actress". Falco, being a versatile and great television and film actress, has won three Emmys, two Golden Globes and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.
But during her times with the cast of The Sopranos, they loved to hang out and party up to the point that she had an alcoholic problem. One day Edie Falco decided to spend less time with the cast, and more time by herself just to stay away from alcohol. Since that day, she has been free from alcohol for 14 years. She has also survived from breast cancer.
In the year 2004, Edie Falco campaigned for presidential aspirant John Kerry and in the same year, acted as a representative for Mothers Opposing Bush or MOB. Edie Falco was always mistaken as Felicity Huffman.