He was unorthodox and truly special in so many ways.
He had the sex appeal of Steve Mc Queen or Brando in his prime as well as the comedic genius of Jackie Gleason.
; born July 5, 1963) is an American television, film, and stage actress, known for her roles as Diane Whittlesey in the HBO series Oz (1997–2000), Carmela Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos (1999–2007), the title character of the Showtime series Nurse Jackie (2009–15), and Sylvia Wittel on the Louis C. Early in her career, Falco made appearances on television shows like Law & Order and Homicide: Life on the Street.
From the age of four, she was raised on Long Island, moving with her family to Hicksville, followed by North Babylon, then West Islip.
Her friendship with former SUNY Purchase classmate Eric Mendelsohn, who was the assistant to Allen's costume designer, Jeffrey Kurland, helped her to be cast in the role.