Brooklyn native Edie Falco is best known for her roles as Carmela Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos, as Diane Whittlesey in the HBO series Oz, as Nurse Jackie Peyton on the Showtime series Nurse Jackie, Sylvia Wittel on the web series Horace and Pete, and as defense attorney Leslie Abramson in the first season of the true-crime anthology series Law & Order True Crime.
For her series, The Sopranos, she even received six Emmy nominations, winning three 'Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, and two Golden Globes and five Screen Actors Guild Awards. Edie also earned a further six Emmy nominations and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy for series Nurse Jackie.
Edie Flaco's Age
Edie Flaco was born on the 5th of July 1963 in New York City, New York, the USA. Her father, Frank Falco, who is a jazz drummer, is of Italian and mother, Judith Anderson, who is an actress, is of Swedish, English, and Cornish descent. Moreover, she has three siblings named Joseph, Paul, and Ruth in her family.
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Edie and her siblings were raised on Long Island before moving to Hicksville, North Babylon, and West Islip and finally settling in Northport. Edie attended the Northport High School and graduated in 1981. Later, she enrolled at the State University of New York at Purchase for further education. In 1986, she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Edie has garnered a net worth of $40 million.
Married Or Single?
As confirmed by Pop Sugar in 2010, Edie wasn't married. She confirmed that her parent's separation somewhat affected her in some way when it comes to marriage. However, she considered marrying if she found the absolute right partner.
Nevertheless, her unmarried status doesn't mean she has never been in a romantic relationship. She was once in a relationship with Stanley Tucci, an American actor, writer, producer, and film director.
Edie first met Stanley when they were working together on "Frankie and Johnny in the Claire De Lune" on Broadway in April 2003.
Edie Falco with Stanley Tucci in 2003 Tony Awards (Photo: gettyimages.com)
Sadly, in March 2004, their relationship came to an end, and they moved separate paths.
Although Edie's present love life is obscure, she is a single mother. She adopted two children, a son Anderson (named after her mother's maiden name) in December 2004 and a daughter Macy in February 2008.
Now, alongside focusing on her acting career, Edie is also nurturing her children.
- Edie's parents are divorced.
- In February 2004, Edie was diagnosed with breast cancer but recovered the same year.
- Once she struggled with alcoholism, but in the early 1990s, she decided to become sober after "one particular night of debauchery."
- She is a Buddhist and a vegan.