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An American film and television actress was born on October 2, 1954.She has been nominated for several awards, including an Academy Award, four Emmy Awards, and four Golden Globe Awards.

In the 1980s, she appeared in Italian-language films, including the one with Harvey Keitel.His English-language debut was in The Pick-Up Artist, followed by roles in Sing, and The Dream Team.She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Goodfellas, in which she played the wife of a mob associate.

In The Sopranos, Bracco was best known for his portrayal of the psychiatrist, Jennifer Melfi.She was nominated for an award for her performance in the first three seasons of the show.She was nominated for an Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the 59th Primetime Emmy Awards after her role began to decline slightly in the fourth season.

On October 2, 1954, Bracco was born in the Bay Ridge neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City.She is the daughter of two people, one of which is a brother.Her mother was born in England and her father was Italian.Eileen came to the United States with her husband as a war bride.Bracco was born in New York and raised on Long Island.Bracco graduated from the high school in 1972.[8]

In 1974 she became a fashion model for Jean-Paul Gaultier.She lived there for a long time.[9]

She was offered a major role in the film adaptation of one of the plays, Duos sur canapĂ©.She initially refused because she didn’t think she could be an actress.She found the film boring and her performance terrible.She played supporting roles in French films for money.[10]

After one of her friends suggested that she might enjoy acting, she took seminars.She wasn’t sure of her talents even though she loved the lessons.[13]

She was a disc jockey for Radio Luxembourg.She played a hostage in the first season of Crime Story.Her sister played a hostage in the pilot.

Bracco was given a small part in the film.She made me look like an Italian woman.I was thrown on the set by a disheveled street woman.She was very creative.Sophia Loren used to appear in those epic roles in the ’60s with dark make-up on her eyes.Talk about talent.She is bright and perceptive.She’s fantastic.I learned a lot from her.”She’s a master of her profession, and I’ve been blessed not only with her, but also with so many masters,” said Bracco to Simone.The experience made Bracco want to be an actor.[9]

Someone to Watch Over Me is one of her films.A number of actresses were considered for the role of Catwoman/Selina Kyle in Tim Burton’s film Batman Returns, but none of them were willing to take it.

When she was offered the role of mobster-wife Karen Hill in Goodfellas, which earned her an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress, she took it.She won the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actress.[16][17]

David Chase wanted Bracco to read for the lead female role in The Sopranos.Bracco was drawn to the part of a psychiatrist in the script.She arranged a meeting with Chase to let him know that she wanted to play Melfi.She received three consecutive nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series at the Emmy Awards in 1999, 2000, and 2001, as well as the Golden Globe awards in 2000, 2001, and 2002.She lost out at the Golden Globes in 2000 to her co-star.The Sopranos co-star Aida Turturro was nominated against her for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series award.[20]

Straight-Up Brands is associated with the owner of Bracco Wines.The Season 1 finale of Top Chef featured her line of wines.She was a guest judge on the finale of Top Chef: All Stars and a special judge in the episode titled “An Offer They Can’t Refuse”.There is a season 6 episode of Throwdown!Bobby Flay was a guest judge for the throwdown.[ 24]

There were recurring roles for Bracco on the show.She had a recurring role as the Mayor in the CBS police drama series Blue Bloods.[26]

In 2020, Bracco starred in the HGTV documentary television series shot in Sambuca di Sicilia, My Big Italian Adventure, and chronicled her house renovation at Via Guglielmo Marconi.There are 27 and 29 days.