- Birth nameEdith Falco
- Birth City Brooklyn, New York City, New York
- Birth CountryUnited States
- Father NameFrank Falco
- Father ProfessionWorked in Advertising Agency
- Mother NameJudith Anderson
- Mother ProfessionActress
- Fact TitleEdie Falco
- Relation WithStanley Tucci
- Awards["Primetime Emmy","Golden Globe","Screen Actors Guild Award"]
- Filmography["Cop Land (1997)","Random Hearts (1999)","Sunshine State (2002)","Outside In (2018)"]
- EducationState University of New York at Purchase
Edie Falco, an American actress paved fame with a recurring role of Diane Whittlesey in the HBO series Oz (1997-2000). Her further TV career strengthened after she was cast in the main role in The Sopranos (1999 -2007) and Nurse Jackie (2009 -2015).
Turned professional in 1987, Falco is among the few actresses to win the top 3 Television awards. She has won 3 Primetime Emmy (out of 6 nominations), 2 Golden Globe, and 5 Screen Actors Guild Awards.
How Much Is Edie Falco’s Net Worth In 2020?
Throughout her acting career journey of over 3 decades, the 56-year-old actress records 62 acting credits. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Falco has a net worth of $40 million as of July 2020- thanks to her proficiency & dedication in acting.
Most notably, she collected a hefty sum from the crime drama series The Sopranos (1999- 2007); there she portrayed Carmela Soprano & appeared in 85 episodes.
Reportedly, Edie and her co-star Michael Imperioli were making $500,000-an-episode, while James Gandolfini was the highest-paid with $1 million per episode in The Sopranos.
Furthermore, according to The Richest, the New York-born actress collected $175,000 per episode from Nurse Jackie (2009- 2015) during its peak.
The medical-comedy series also starred Eve Best, Merritt Wever, Haaz Sleiman, and Paul Schulze.
Acting Career Breakthrough: TV Series And Movies
Edie started with small roles in TV series, Homicide: Life on the Street (1993- 1997), Law & Order (1993- 1998), and New York Undercover (1995- 1997).
Later, she caught wide attention from HBO’s Oz in 1997, & portrayed Diane Whittlesey throughout 2000, in 23 episodes.
Thereafter, Falco earned wide fame after her work in The Sopranos (1999- 2007, 85 episodes), which won her 3 Primetime Emmy & 2 Golden Globes.
Furthermore, she became one of the main cast, Jackie Peyton, in Nurse Jackie (2009- 2015, 80 episodes) & won an Emmy.
In 2016, Edie worked in the web series Horace and Pete starring Steve Buscemi and Louis C.K. Then in 2017, she appeared in 8 episodes of Law & Order True Crime.
Falco portrayed Abigail “Tommy” Thomas in the police procedural series Tommy in 2020. However, it was canceled after a season (12 episodes).
Works In Films
In 1987, Eide Falco made her film debut through Sweet Lorraine. Over the years, she has appeared in supporting characters in many movies.
The actress has worked in with many famous actors; with Sylvester Stallone in Cop Land (1997) and with Harrison Ford in Random Hearts (1999).
Some of her critically acclaimed movies include Trust (1990), Laws of Gravity (1992), Sunshine State (2002), Megan Leavey (2017), and Outside In (2018).
What Are Edie Falco’s Upcoming Films?
The American actress will be starring in the 2021 film Avatar 2 & in the 2023 film Avatar 3, as General Ardmore alongside Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, and Stephen Lang.
Moreover, her other upcoming project El Tonto is under post-production. She will share the screen with Kate Beckinsale and Jason Sudeikis.
Houses Of Edie Falco
Formerly, the American actress lived in West Village townhouse, she sold 3-bedroom & 2.5-bathroom property in 2005 for $3.495 million.
Her other former residence was in a modest house in Northport, New York, sold in 2010. According to Variety, the Nurse Jackie actress put her ower Manhattan condo for sale in 2012 asking $5.5 million.
However, the sales report of the asset never came out.
Reportedly, Falco had purchased 3-4 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms duplex spread on 3,006 sq. ft. for $3.8 million in July 2004.
Mother Of 2: Is She Married?
Edie Falco is the mother of 2 children; both adopted. In 2005, she adopted a son named Anderson (born in December 2004) and later a baby girl Macy in 2008 (born in February 2008).
As for a fact, she is never married. Formerly, she was in a relationship with Stanley Tucci; they began dating in April 2003 & broke up in March 2004.
Did you know? Edie is a breast cancer survivor. She was diagnosed in February 2004 & recovered the same year.
Edie was born Edith Falco on July 5, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, the USA. Her father Frank Falco was a jazz drummer & later worked for an advertising agency while mother Judith Anderson is an actress.
She has 2 brothers: Joseph and Paul, and a sister, Ruth. An American by nationality, Edie is of mixed ethnic descent (Swedish & English on mother’s side; and Italian on father’s side).
In 1981, Falco graduated from Northport High School & enrolled at the State University of New York at Purchase. She obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in acting in 1986.