Annabella Sciorra

Annabella Sciorra (full name Annabella Gloria Philomena Sciorra) was born on March 29, 1960 in Wethersfield, Connecticut, to a housewife mother and a veterinarian father. Her parents are both Italian-American and her father emigrated from Carunchio, Abruzzo in 1951. When Annabella was 11 her family moved to Brooklyn, New York City. She attended South Shore High School in the Canarsie neighborhood of Brooklyn and graduate it in the 1978. Annabella was focused on a career in dance and studied dance as a child, and when she grew older. Also as a teenager she began taking acting drama lessons at Herbert Berghof Studio and studied at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, which graduated in 1980.

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In the 1981, Annabella founded repertory group at the Brass Ring Theater Company. Sciorra began her professional acting career in the end of ‘80s, appearing in the television movies like "The Fortunate Pilgrim", and "True Love", which brought to her Independent Spirit Award nomination for “Best female lead”. As she said “It's always weird doing love scenes. And the thing is, you can't really photograph two people kissing naturally, because then you wouldn't be able to see anything. That's what I learned in this movie”. The Success in first roles attracted the attention and gave her co-lead role in Spike Lee's movie “Jungle Fever” in the 1991. Sciorra starred in the thriller “The Hand That Rocks The Cradle”, and got critical acclaim for her playing in “Cop Land”. Annabella Sciorra was also listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1990" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 42. Annabella earned critical praise as Robin Williams' despondent widow in the fantasy “What Dreams May Come” in the 1998. Playing role of Gloria Trillo in “The Sopranos” – HBO TV series, Annabella was nominated for a 2001 Emmy Award. In the 2005 she got role of detective Carolyn Barek on the TV series “Law & Order: Criminal Intent”.

She has appeared Off-Broadway in various works, such as: Those The River Keeps, The Vagina Monologues, Roar, Spain.

Her acting role also include such a movies as: Internal Affairs, Reversal of Fortune, Prison Stories: Women on the Inside, Whispers in the Dark, The Night We Never Met, Mr. Wonderful, The Addiction, The Cure, Underworld, Destination Anywhere: The Film, What Dreams May Come, Once in the Life, American Crime, A Green Story, Back In the Day.

Some of her TV series projects include "Internal Affairs", "Cadillac Man", "Romeo is Bleeding", "The Funeral", "Chasing Liberty", "Marvelous", "Touched By an Angel", "Queens Supreme", "Mental", "The Good Wife", and "CSI".

Sciorra was married to actor Joe Petruzzi in the 1989. She divorced with her husband on July 20, 1993. She has also dated actor Bobby Cannavale from 2004 to 2007. There is no information about does she have a children or not. Annabella currently resides in Manhattan. She has been earning $375 thousand annually and her net worth is about $3 million dollars.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 29 Mar, 1960
Age: 60 yrs
Occupations: Film producer
Film actor
Television actor
Stage actor
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Brooklyn
Education: American Academy of Dramatic Arts
Gender: Female
Description: American actress
Net Worth 2021: 6 million
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Last Modified: Aug 9 2020
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