Annabella Sciorra

Name: Annabella Sciorra ( Annabella Gloria Philomena Sciorra )
Born: March 29, 1960
Age: 59 years old
Height: 163 Feet
Occupation: actress
Tags: actress
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  • Horoscope: Aries
  • Net worth: $6 000 000
  • Ethnicity: Italian
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: high school in Brooklyn
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: brown
  • Match marriage: divorced
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    Annabella Sciorra: biography

    She is a talented actress with wide-spread fame. Having begun the career in the 90s, she successfully appeared in the number of screen projects and gained positive reviews by the critics as well as admiration by the public.

    Childhood and youth

    She was born in Brooklyn into a full family. Annabella's parents are both Italian immigrants. Her nationality is Italian. As to education, Annabella attended high school in Brooklyn. Then she received acting training in the prestigious academy in New York. She also studied at HB studio.

    Movie career

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    Actor Annabella Sciorra attends the opening night of the MoMA film series "Abel Ferrara Unrated"

    After honing her skills at the acting academy and theatrical groups, Annabella appeared in the debut role in the indie romantic comedy "True love." That picture gave her a significant promotion and allowed her to her the first prestigious nomination. Playing Donna in that picture, Annabella established her as a promising actress and was immediately spotted by both critics and producers.

    Having more than a successful career start, Annabella had not to struggle professionally. She appeared in the number of movies and TV series, which made her a well-known actress. Thus the actress appeared in the mainstream pictures, such as "Mr. Wonderful," where she starred alongside Matt Dillon, and "The Night We Never Met." In 1991 she performed at Spike Lee's movie "Jungle Fever" and attracted the puclic’s attention. She portrayed Soprano's mistress and a know-it-all detective on "Law&Order: Criminal Intent." Even though the last role was hugely successful, next season Annabella decided to leave the TV series. In 2018 she appeared in the role of the crime boss in the second season of "Luke Cage." Many people remembered her appearance in the movie "Find Me Guilty," where the actress and Vin Diesel played the leading roles.

    As to recent projects, in 2018, the actress appeared on the third season of "Daredevil" in the role of Carbon.

    Personal life

    The actress had diverse experiences at the beginning of her career. Once, she thought aerobic in Upper East Side. She mentioned, "it seemed like everyone in my class was anorexic. They had no energy. Every class, you would always have somebody passing out." The healthy diet, sports exercises, as well as genetics gifted Annabella's perfect physic. She has a tightened body and perfectly looks at the beach.

    The demanded actress gathered a good fortune. Her net worth is about $6 million.

    In 1989 the actress married Joe Petruzzi, but the couple split four years later. From 2004 till 2007, the actress was in a relationship with the actor Bobby Cannavale. In 2017 the actress leveled accusations of rape against Harvey Weinstein. According to the actress, the producer forced his way into her apartment and raped her. Later he repeatedly sexually harassed the actress.

    On the 23rd of January in 2020, the actress spent several emotional hours on the witness stand testifying that the producer raped her in 1993-1994. That was the first time when the actress told about it publicly. Her testimony attracted much attention; it was widely discussed on Twitter.

    During the interview, the actress said she had never given him any signs of sympathy. She never hinted that she wanted to have sexual intercourse with him. However, she accepted a ride home by the producer. "My body shut down. It was just so disgusting that my body started to shake unusually. I didn't even know what was happening. It was like a seizure". The legal team of the producer claimed that all allegations against him were consensual. In 2019 it was reported that Weinstein's younger brother began a new production company.

    Filmography

    • 1988 The Fortunate Pilgrim
    • 1989 True Love
    • 1992 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle
    • 1997 Destination Anywhere: The Film
    • 1998 What Dreams May Come
    • 2004 American Crime
    • 2012 A Green Story
    • 2013 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
    • 2014 Friends and Romans
    • 2015 Stranger in the House (also known as The Inherited)
    • 2016 Back In The Day.

    Awards and nominations

    • In 1990 after the release of the movie "True Love" Annabella received her first nomination as "The Most Promising Actress" by Chicago Film Critics Association Awards.
    • In 1990 she also won the "Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead" for her work in the picture "True Love."
    • In 2001 the actress received the prestigious accolade – The Theatre World Awards for her outstanding appearance in "The Sopranos."
    • In 2011 she was nominated by Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding appearance in The Motherfucker with the Hat.

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