Why is Edie Falco Famous?

Edie Falco who is best known for her roles in films and TV shows like “Nurse Jackie”, “The Soprano” and “Oz” is an American actress who has been active in the industry since 1987. She has won many prestigious awards throughout her career including Golden Globes, SAG Awards, and Emmy Awards to name a few. She is also known for her roles in films and shows like “Horace and Pete”, “Laws of Gravity”, “Judy Berlin” and “The Comedian”. 

Quick Info 
Full NameEdith Falco
Date of BirthJuly 5 of 1963
Birth PlaceNew York City, USA
ParentsJudith Anderson and Frank Falco
ProfessionAmerican actress
Age57 years old
Height1.65 meters
Weight58 kg
ZodiacCancer
EthnicityUnknown
NationalityAmerican
Net Worth$ 50 million

 

Where was Edie born and raised?

Edie Falco’s birth name is Edith Falco. She was born to parents Judith Anderson and Frank Falco on the day of July 5 of 1963 in New York City which is the USA. Her mother worked as an actress and her father worked as a jazz drummer. His father later became a worker at an advertising firm. She grew up with three other siblings, namely, Joseph, Ruth, and Paul. She along with her family initially lived in Long Island. After this, she moved to Hicksville and North Babylon. They settled in West Islip before moving to Northport. 

 

Where did Falco go to School?

Edie was interested in acting from an early age and acted with her mother at the theater she worked in. While in Northport, she went to Northport High School. She graduated in 1981. After high school, she attended the State University of New York at Purchase. There she got enrolled in their acting program. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1986. 

Edie Falco

Body Measurement

Edie Falco stands 1.65 meters tall and weighs approximately 58 kg. As of December of 2020, she is 57 years old. She can be recognized by her blue eyes, blonde hair, and fair skin tone. 

 

Personal Life

Edie Falco is a vegan. She worked with PETA to aware people of the animal cruelty in circuses. She actively works on advocating for animal rights. She is a follower of Buddhism. She has two adopted children, a son adopted in 2005 and a daughter adopted in 2008. She overcame breast cancer that she was diagnosed within 2003. She was an alcoholic in the 90s and later on decided to become sober for a better life. 

 

Social Media

Edie Falco is not active on any social media platforms.

 

How did Edie start her Career?

Edie Falco made her film debut in the year 1987 with the film titled “Sweet Lorraine” in which she played the role of Karen. She was credited as Edith Falco for the role.

 

Movies

In 1989, she appeared in the film titled “The Unbelievable Truth” in the role of Jane who worked as a waitress. The same year, she appeared in the film called “Sidewalk Stories” in which she appeared in a minor role of a woman in a carriage. 1990 saw her appear in the film titled “Trust” in which she played the role of Peg Coughlin.

In 1991, Edie Falco appeared in the film “I Was on Mars” as a female cab driver. 1992 saw her appear in the film called “Laws of Gravity” in which she played the role of Denise. In the same year, she appeared in a short film called “Time Expired” in which she acted as Ginny.

Edie Falco

The following year, in 1993 she directed the film titled “Rift”.1994 saw her appear in the film titled “Bullets over Broadway” in the role of Lorna. In 1995, she acted in the film called “The Addiction” in which she played the role of Jean. The same year, she appeared in the film “Backfire!” as  Mom. In 1996, she appeared in the film titled “Layin’ Low” in which she portrayed the role of Angie. The same year, she appeared in the film called “The Funeral” in which she played the role of a Union Speaker. The same year she acted in “Breathing Room” as Marcy and in “Childhood’s End” as Patty.

In 1997, she appeared in the film called “Hurricane” in which she played the role of Joanne and in the film “Cop Land” as Berta, a Bomb Squad Agent. In 1998, she acted in the film titled “Blind Light” in which she played the role of Diana DiBianco. She also appeared in the film titled “A Price Above Rubies” as Feiga. 1999 saw her appear in the film titled “Judy Berlin” in the titular role of Judy Berlin.

In 2000, she acted in the film “Death of a Dog” as Mom. The same year, she appeared in “Overnight Sensation” as a Festival Coordinator. 2002 saw her appear in the film called “Sunshine State” in the role of Marly Temple.

In 2004, she appeared in the film “Family of the Year”. The following year, in 2005, she acted in the film “The Girl from Monday” as a judge, in the film “The Great New Wonderful” as Safarah Polsky, and in the film “The Quiet” as Olivia Deer. The following year, in 2006, she acted in the film “Freedomland” as Karen Colucci.

In 2010, Edie Falco appeared in the film “3 Backyards” as Peggy. 2013saw her act in the film titled “Gods Behaving Badly” as Artemis. In 2016, she acted in the film called “The Comedian” in the role of Miller. 2017 saw her appear in the film “Landline” as the character named Pat Jacobs, in the film “Megan Leavey” as the character named Jackie Leavey, in “Outside In” as Carol Beasley, And in “I Love You, Daddy” as Paula.

In 2018, she appeared in the documentary “Every Act of Life” as herself. In 2022, she will appear in the highly anticipated film “Avatar 2” as General Ardmore. In 2024, she will be appearing in “Avatar 3”. Similarly, Oona Chaplin will also be appearing in both “Avatar 2” and “Avatar 3.”

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Net Worth

Edie Falco’s net worth is estimated to be around US$ 50 million as of December of 2020. She makes most of her fortune from acting in films and TV shows. 

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