Sciorra was born in Brooklyn , New York ,  to a fashion stylist mother and a veterinarian father. Sciorra made her feature film debut with a starring role in the comedy True Love.
Sciorra, with her gentle beauty and her hard-as-nails negotiating style, perfectly captures the mood of the film, and makes Donna fully and touchingly drawn". The latter received three Academy Award nominations. She earned widespread attention in for her co-lead role in Spike Lee 's film Jungle Fever , opposite Wesley Snipes. Sciorra continued to work steadily throughout the s. The film, based on the true story of the longest Mafia trial in American history, was described as "gripping" by Stephen Holden of The New York Times , who also called Sciorra's performance "excellent".
In , she starred as Rosalie Carbone in the second season of Luke Cage. You haven't seen her this gangster since [ Sciorra was married to actor Joe Petruzzi from to In , she began a relationship with Bobby Cannavale which lasted for three years; the pair split up in In October , Sciorra leveled allegations of rape against the film producer Harvey Weinstein.
In the end, the jury unanimously decided that they could not convict Weinstein on the basis of her testimony beyond a reasonable doubt, and Weinstein was found not guilty on the predatory sexual assault charges.
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Theatre World Awards. Lunt-Fontanne Award for Ensemble Excellence . The Motherfucker with the Hat. Internal Affairs. The Hard Way. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle. Whispers in the Dark. The Night We Never Met. The Addiction. The Cure. The Innocent Sleep. The Funeral. Destination Anywhere: The Film. What Dreams May Come. King of the Jungle. A Green Story. Back in the Day. The Fortunate Pilgrim. Prison Stories: Women on the Inside.
Favorite Deadly Sins. The Sopranos. Episode: " The Abominable Showman ". The L Word. The Whole Truth. The Good Wife. Wishin' and Hopin'. Rosalie Carbone. Truth Be Told. The Vagina Monologues. The Motherfucker with the Hat . A Month in the Country.
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