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Aida Turturro is a Actor American born on 25 september 1962 at Brooklyn (USA)

Aida Turturro

Aida Turturro
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Nationality USA
Birth 25 september 1962 (56 years) at Brooklyn (USA)

Aida Turturro (Ah-ee-da Toor-toor-ro) (born September 25, 1962) is an American actress best known for playing Janice Soprano, sister of New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, on the HBO TV series The Sopranos (1999–2007).

Biography

Aida Turturro was born in Brooklyn, New York, daughter of a Sicilian mother Dorothy, a homemaker, and an Italian-American father Domenick Turturro, an artist. Actors John Turturro, Nicholas Turturro, and Natalie Turturro are her cousins.

Turturro has worked to raise public awareness of rheumatoid arthritis.

Best films

Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
(Actress)

Usually with

John Turturro
John Turturro
(5 films)
Woody Allen
Woody Allen
(3 films)
Richard Guay
Richard Guay
(2 films)
Edward Burns
Edward Burns
(1 films)
Nancy Savoca
Nancy Savoca
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Aida Turturro (30 films)

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Actress

Rob the Mob
Directed by Raymond De Felitta
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime
Actors Michael Pitt, Andy García, Aida Turturro, Frank Whaley, Ray Romano, Michael Rispoli
Roles Anna
Rating62% 3.149943.149943.149943.149943.14994
The film opens with two small-time crooks Tommy Uva (Pitt) and Rosie DeToma (Arianda) getting high and robbing a florist on Valentine's Day. Tommy holds up the cashier with a pistol while Rosie waited in the car she inherited from her father. Tommy is arrested and sent to prison for 18 months. In the meantime, Rosie gets a job at a debt collection agency run by Dave Lovell (Dunne), who went to jail for bilking major companies out of $800,000 through fraudulent invoices. Lovell reformed his life and mainly hires ex-cons at his firm. He is happy to give Tommy a job and a second chance. Tommy is restless and instead of following the call script, he often counsels people on how to defraud Lovell's company.
Fading Gigolo, 1h38
Directed by John Turturro
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about religion, Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Films about prostitution, Films about Jews and Judaism, Erotic thriller films
Actors Liev Schreiber, John Turturro, Woody Allen, Sofía Vergara, Sharon Stone, Vanessa Paradis
Roles Driver's Wife
Rating61% 3.096973.096973.096973.096973.09697
Dr. Parker, a wealthy dermatologist, mentions to her patient Murray that she and a woman friend, Robbie, wish to experience a ménage à trois and asks if he knows a willing man. Murray, whose used bookstore has failed, convinces his friend and former employee Fioravante to take the gig, as both are short of money. Soon, they build a thriving gigolo trade with Murray as the pimp. Murray lives with Othella and her children, one of whom gets head lice. Murray takes the boy to Avigal, the attractive widow of a Hassidic rabbi, for treatment.
A Little Help, 1h49
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Jenna Fischer, Chris O'Donnell, Kim Coates, Robert Benedict, Lesley Ann Warren, Arden Myrin
Roles Nancy Feldman
Rating56% 2.8494752.8494752.8494752.8494752.849475
Laura Pehlke (Jenna Fischer) is married to Bob (Chris O'Donnell) and together they raise their 12 year-old son Dennis (Daniel Yelsky). Laura is a dental hygienist and Bob works in a real estate office and comes home late. The family goes to a birthday barbecue of Laura's twin nieces. Laura suspects Bob is cheating on her and they get into a fight. She runs away from the house and Bob runs after her and suddenly falls on the road. After a brief examination the doctor says he had a panic attack. Later that night Laura tries to have sex with Bob and during a blowjob he has another stroke and he dies, later diagnosed as arrhythmia. Laura's sister, Kathy Helms (Brooke Smith) makes her go to a lawyer to discuss her economic state. The lawyer claims the only way to get along with the money they have is suing the doctor. Reluctantly, Laura cooperates. During the process Bob secretary admits having an affair with him.
Romance & Cigarettes, 1h45
Directed by John Turturro
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films
Actors James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, Kate Winslet, Steve Buscemi, Bobby Cannavale, Mandy Moore
Roles Rosebud
Rating62% 3.1491153.1491153.1491153.1491153.149115
Nick Murder (James Gandolfini) is an iron worker who has been married for years to Kitty (Susan Sarandon), who works as a seamstress and is the mother of Nick's three daughters. While Nick loves his wife, his head is turned by Tula (Kate Winslet), a sexy lingerie salesgirl, and soon they're having a passionate affair. When Kitty discovers the infidelity, she becomes enraged and kicks him out, forcing him to decide what he really wants from life and what's most important to him. Along the way, many of the characters periodically turn to their favorite songs to explain and amplify their emotions, singing along with the original recordings in the style of Dennis Potter.
Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, 1h31
Directed by Simon Wincer
Origin Australie
Genres Comedy, Action, Adventure
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, Jere Burns, Paul Rodriguez, Jonathan Banks, Clare Carey
Roles Jean Ferraro
Rating48% 2.4018352.4018352.4018352.4018352.401835
At the beginning of the film, protagonist Michael "Crocodile" Dundee (Paul Hogan) is living in the Australian Outback with Sue Charlton (Linda Kozlowski) and their young son Mikey (Serge Cockburn). Because crocodile hunting has been made illegal, Mick is reduced to wrestling crocodiles for the entertainment of tourists, having as his rival in the business another Outback survivalist named Jacko (Alec Wilson). When an opportunity arises for Sue to become the Los Angeles bureau chief of a newspaper owned by her father, Mick and his family cross the Pacific to California.
Sidewalks of New York, 1h48
Directed by Edward Burns
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Romance
Actors Edward Burns, Rosario Dawson, Dennis Farina, Heather Graham, David Krumholtz, Brittany Murphy
Rating63% 3.199253.199253.199253.199253.19925
The circle begins with Tommy Reilly, a onetime wannabe writer who became the producer of a weekly television entertainment news show by design rather than choice, and has stayed with it for the money rather than any professional satisfaction. Dumped by his live-in girlfriend without warning, he temporarily moves in with colleague Carpo, an aging Lothario ready to offer unlimited — and useless — romantic advice.
Play It to the Bone, 2h4
Directed by Ron Shelton
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Sports films, Martial arts films, Boxing films, Buddy films
Actors Antonio Banderas, Woody Harrelson, Lolita Davidovich, Tom Sizemore, Lucy Liu, Robert Wagner
Roles Mad Greek Waitress
Rating54% 2.7016852.7016852.7016852.7016852.701685
Aging prizefighters and longtime pals Cesar Dominguez (Banderas) and Vince Boudreau (Harrelson) always regretted not getting one last shot. Out of the blue, such an opportunity comes their way — except it is to fight each other.
Bringing Out the Dead, 2h1
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller
Actors Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Ving Rhames, Tom Sizemore, Patricia Arquette, Marc Anthony
Roles Nurse Crupp
Rating67% 3.399543.399543.399543.399543.39954
In Manhattan in the early 1990s, Frank Pierce (Cage) is a burned-out paramedic who works the graveyard shift in a two-man ambulance team with various different partners. Usually exhausted and depressed, he has not saved any patients in months and begins to see the ghosts of those lost, especially a homeless adolescent girl named Rose whose face appears on the bodies of others. Frank and his first partner Larry (Goodman) respond to a call by the family of a man named Mr. Burke who has entered cardiac arrest. Frank befriends Mr. Burke's distraught daughter Mary (Arquette), a former junkie. Frank discovers Mary was childhood friends with Noel (Anthony), a brain-damaged drug addict and delinquent who is frequently sent to the hospital.
Mickey Blue Eyes, 1h42
Origin United-kingdom
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Crime, Romance
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Hugh Grant, James Caan, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Burt Young, Joe Viterelli, James Fox
Rating57% 2.899072.899072.899072.899072.89907
Michael Felgate is an English auctioneer living in New York where he manages the Cromwell auction house. He proposes marriage to his girlfriend Gina Vitale, but is shocked to be turned down. Gina tearfully explains that her father Frank and most of her cousins and uncles are gangsters deeply involved in a Mafia crime family, and she is worried that Michael may be sucked into their world. Michael retorts that he will not let this happen, but barely is their engagement party over before he is unwittingly involved in a money laundering scam, and soon the FBI takes an interest in him.
The 24 Hour Woman, 1h33
Directed by Nancy Savoca
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Pregnancy films, Films about sexuality
Actors Rosie Perez, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Patti LuPone, Melissa Leo, Karen Duffy, Wendell Pierce
Roles Brenda
Rating57% 2.8582452.8582452.8582452.8582452.858245
Grace (Rosie Perez) struggles to be both a successful television producer and mother.
Deep Blue Sea, 1h45
Directed by Renny Harlin
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Seafaring films, Transport films, Underwater action films, Films about sharks, Natural horror films, Mise en scène d'un poisson
Actors Saffron Burrows, Thomas Jane, LL Cool J, Jacqueline McKenzie, Michael Rapaport, Stellan Skarsgård
Roles Brenda Kerns
Rating58% 2.9000352.9000352.9000352.9000352.900035
At Aquatica, a remote former submarine refueling facility converted into a laboratory, a team of scientists is searching for a cure for Alzheimer's disease. Fluids from the brain tissue of three Mako sharks are being harvested as a cure for Alzheimer's. Unknown to the other scientists, Dr. Susan McAlester (Saffron Burrows) has violated the code of ethics and has genetically engineered the sharks to increase their brain size, but this has the side effect of making the sharks smarter and more dangerous.
Celebrity
Celebrity (1998)
, 1h53
Directed by Woody Allen
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about writers, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Hank Azaria, Kenneth Branagh, Judy Davis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Winona Ryder, Melanie Griffith
Roles Olga
Rating62% 3.148343.148343.148343.148343.14834
Lee Simon (Kenneth Branagh) is an unsuccessful novelist turned travel writer who immerses himself in celebrity journalism following a midlife crisis and subsequent divorce from his insecure wife, Robin (Judy Davis), a former English teacher, after sixteen years of marriage.
Fallen
Fallen (1998)
, 2h4
Directed by Gregory Hoblit
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Fantastic, Fantasy, Action, Horror, Crime
Themes Films about religion, Ghost films, Serial killer films
Actors Denzel Washington, John Goodman, Donald Sutherland, Embeth Davidtz, James Gandolfini, Elias Koteas
Roles Tiffany
Rating69% 3.4990053.4990053.4990053.4990053.499005
An ancient and diabolic spiritual being, Azazel, is supernaturally condemned to eternally transmigrate at will between unwitting and susceptible human souls who act as hosts for possession. On rare occasions, Azazel's spiritual transmigration is blocked by an unreceptive human host who appears to be immune. These rare exceptions become special targets for Azazel's sustained spiritual stalking through subtler means.
Illuminata
Illuminata (1998)
, 1h59
Directed by John Turturro
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Théâtre, Films based on plays
Actors Christopher Walken, Susan Sarandon, John Turturro, Donal McCann, Beverly D'Angelo, Georgina Cates
Roles Marta
Rating61% 3.0998653.0998653.0998653.0998653.099865
The plot follows the backstage dramas of a theater company in turn of the century New York while it struggles to produce a new work.