Edith Falco, popularly known as ‘Eddie’ is an American actress who has achieved massive success both in films and television. She made her television debut in the TV movie ‘The Sunshine Boys’ (1996). Her breakout role came in drama series ‘Oz’ (1997-2000) where she played ‘Diane Whittlesey’.
She then starred in the hit series ‘The Sopranos’ (1999-2007) where she played ‘Carmela Soprano’. Her role got her six ‘Emmy’ nominations, out of which she won three for ‘Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series’. She also won two ‘Golden Globes’ and three ‘SAG’ awards for the same role.
Her made her movie debut with ‘The Unbelievable Truth’ (1989). Her successful movies include ‘Sidewalk Stories’ (1989), ‘Laws of Gravity’ (1992), ‘The Addiction’ (1995), ‘Judy Berlin’ (1999), ‘Sunshine State’ (2002), ‘The Quiet’ (2005), ‘Freedomland’ (2006), ‘The Comedian’ (2016), ‘Landline’ (2016), ‘Megan Leavey’ (2017) etc.
Her unsuccessful movies are ‘Trouble of the Corner’ (1997), ‘3 Backyards’ (2010), ‘3 Gods Behaving Badly’ (2013) etc. Her top grossing movie is ‘The Quiet’.
Her other TV shows are ’30 Rock’ (2007-08), ‘Nurse Jackie’ (2009-15) which earned her six more ‘Emmy’ nominations along with a win, ‘Horace and Pete’ (2016) and ‘Law & Order: True Crime’ (2017).
David Shayne is a young and idealistic playwright who moves to Broadway in 1928. A gangster agrees to fund his debut play on the condition that David casts his demanding and talentless girlfriend as the actress. David turns into a cheating writer by the time of the opening night.
Megan Leavey is a biographical war drama film revolving around a young Marine corporal who saves a lot of lives during her deployment in Iraq with the help of her military combat dog, with whom she shares a strong bond.
Adapted from Howard Stern’s autobiographical book, the film follows the life and career of the radio star. After a difficult childhood, Stern studies communications with dreams of becoming a radio disc-jockey. In Washington, he forms a successful work-partnership with Robin Quivers, and also grabs attention of radio-fans with his trademark outrageous style, which soon leads him to his top position at New York’s WNBC.
Corrupt NYPD police officers under Lt. Ray Donlan are running free in Garrison, New Jersey when Internal Affairs investigator, Lt. Moe Tilden, arrives to investigate. He approaches local sheriff, Freddy Heflin,who is reluctant to help. But Heflin is forced to go up against Donlan’s team when Donlan’s nephew, Officer Babitch, kills two African-American teenagers.
Despite constant pleading from their wives, two criminals named Chaz and Rey Tempio, decide to set out on a bloody revenge mission to punish the person who killed their brother.
After her widowed father passes away all of a sudden, a deaf teenager Dot moves in with her godparents. Their daughter is openly hostile to her. Dot soon feels that the family might be hiding a dark secret.
The Addiction is a horror film which revolves around Kathleen, an introverted graduate student studying at New York University. Her life takes a turn when she is attacked one night by a woman, who bites her neck and drinks her blood. Kathleen soon develops an aversion to daylight, and a distaste for food. She feels that she might be turning into a vampire, and tries to come to terms with her new lifestyle.
After a plane crash, where all are killed, police Sgt. Dutch Van Den Broeck realizes that his wife was traveling with Congresswoman Kay Chandler’s husband, and suspects an affair. He meets Kay to know more, but she avoids, fearing publicity. However, later she meets him to find the details. The stress of unexpected discoveries affects their careers, but gradually brings them closer.
Freedomland is a mystery crime film which tells the story of an African American man who is accused by a woman of being involved in the disappearance of her child. A detective feels that the woman seems to be hiding something.
Edie Falco Awards
|The Sopranos||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama||2003|
|The Sopranos||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama||2000|
|Nurse Jackie||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series||2010|
|The Sopranos||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series||2003|
|The Sopranos||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series||2001|
|The Sopranos||Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series||1999|