EDIE FALCO (Jackie) became the only actress to win the Emmy
Award for Best Actress in both the drama and comedy categories when she accepted
this honor for her performance in the title role on Showtime's "Nurse Jackie."
She had previously won for her portrayal of Carmela Soprano in the
groundbreaking HBO series "The Sopranos." Falco has been nominated for a record
22 SAG Awards. She became the only actress ever to receive the Emmy, Golden
Globe and SAG Award in the same year for the same performance.
Falco's upcoming films include Landline, opposite Jenny Slate and John Turturro,
and Land of Steady Habits, opposite Ben Mendelsohn. Back on television, she will
soon portray defense attorney Leslie Abramson in the NBC series "The Menendez
Murders," for producer Dick Wolf.
Falco recently starred alongside Louis C.K. in his critically acclaimed web
series "Horace and Pete." Early in her career, she became known to audiences for
her recurring roles on the dramatic series "Oz," "Law & Order" and "Homicide:
Life on the Street."
Falco has also received acclaim for her performances in such films as Laws of
Gravity, Cost of Living, Judy Berlin, Sunshine State, A Price Above Rubies,
Hurricane Streets, Bullets Over Broadway, The Addiction, Freedomland and Random
Onstage, Falco made her Broadway debut in the Tony Award-winning play
"Sideman." She later starred opposite Stanley Tucci in the acclaimed revival of
"Frankie and Johnny in the Claire de Lune" and was nominated for the Tony Award
for Best Actress for her performance opposite Ben Stiller in "The House of Blue
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