Amazon-Video Comedy Central Showtime Apple TV+ DC Universe Disney Plus YouTube Premium HBO Max Peacock Netflix Vudu HBO Go Hulu Plus Amazon Prime CBS All Access Verizon

Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

Lorraine Bracco Biography

Birth Place:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Profession
Actor, model

Fast Facts

  • Although she was voted the ugliest girl in sixth grade, in the 1970s she moved to Paris and became a fashion model for the Wilhelmina Agency
  • Early in her modeling career, turned down an offer to pose nude for surrealist artist Salvador Dali
  • Studied acting at the Actors Studio in New York City
  • In her breakthrough 1990 movie, director Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas, her daughters, Stella Keitel and Margaux Guerard, portrayed Judy Hill (her character's daughter) at different ages
  • Was originally offered the role of Carmela Soprano on The Sopranos, but wanted instead to play Dr
  • Jennifer Melfi
  • Made her Broadway debut in 2002, playing Mrs
  • Robinson in The Graduate
  • Launched her own wine label in 2005

Awards

  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2004Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2002Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2001Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2001Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2000Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama: nominated
  • 2000Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 1999Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 1991Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1990Oscar-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: nominated
  • 1989Los Angeles Film Critics Association-Best Supporting Actress: winner

Relationships