Published: 12:29 PM PST, November 19, 2023
Suzanne Shepherd, an actress best known for her roles in Goodfellas and The sopranos, is dead. She was 89.
According to her family, Suzanne died peacefully in her sleep on Friday morning. Her cause of death has not yet been identified.
This was told by Kate Shepherd, the actress’ daughter TMZ her mother suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and had become weaker in recent days.
Suzanne appeared The sopranos in 20 episodes, in the role of Mary DeAngelis, mother of Carmela Soprano – played by Edie Falco. IN Goodfellasshe played the mother of Lorraine Bracco’s character.
Her IMDB page states that her decades-long career in Hollywood began back in 1988 with a role in Julia Roberts’ iconic film, Mystery pizza. From there, Suzanne took on role after role in treasured films and TV shows, including Uncle Buck, Working girl, Lolita and Law and order.
Suzanne’s recent credits include Adam Sandler and Chris Rock netflix comedy, week of as well as Blue blood.