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Drea de Matteo


Andrea Donna de Matteo, called Drea (pronounced "dray"), was born on January 19, 1972 in Queens, New York, into an affluent family, the youngest of three children and the only girl. She is the daughter of Donna, a playwright and playwriting teacher at HB Studio in New York, and Albert A. De Matteo, a furniture manufacturer. She is of Italian ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Sopranos
The Sopranos Adriana La Cerva / Adriana / Hostess
(1999-2006)
Assault on Precinct 13
(2005)
Dark Places
Dark Places Krissi Cates
(2015)
Swordfish
Swordfish Melissa
(2001)

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 2017/II Don't Sleep
Jo Marino
 2016-2017 Shades of Blue (TV Series)
Tess Nazario
- Behind the Mask (2017) ... Tess Nazario
- Broken Dolls (2017) ... Tess Nazario
- The Quality of Mercy (2017) ... Tess Nazario
- Whoever Fights Monsters (2017) ... Tess Nazario
- Chaos Is Come Again (2017) ... Tess Nazario
 2015 Street Level
Angela
 2015 Dark Places
Krissi Cates
 2015 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series)
Karla Faye Gideon
- One of Us (2015) ... Karla Faye Gideon
 2008-2014 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series)
Wendy Case
- Papa's Goods (2014) ... Wendy Case
- Red Rose (2014) ... Wendy Case
- Suits of Woe (2014) ... Wendy Case
- Faith and Despondency (2014) ... Wendy Case
- What a Piece of Work Is Man (2014) ... Wendy Case
 2013 Free Ride
Sandy
 2013 Whisper of Fear (TV Movie)
Diane Harkin
 2013 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
Kelsey
- Mindy's Minute (2013) ... Kelsey
 2012 Californication (TV Series)
Holly
- Here I Go Again (2012) ... Holly
 2012 Mob Wives 2: The Christening (Short)
Drita D'Avanzo
 2011 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Evelyn Bowers
- Sinner Takes All (2011) ... Evelyn Bowers
 2011 Mob Wives (Short)
Drita D'Avanzo
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Sandra Roberts
- Pop (2011) ... Sandra Roberts
 2010 Running Wilde (TV Series)
Didi
- One Step Forward (2010) ... Didi
 2009-2010 Desperate Housewives (TV Series)
Angie Bolen
- I Guess This Is Goodbye (2010) ... Angie Bolen
- The Ballad of Booth (2010) ... Angie Bolen
- A Little Night Music (2010) ... Angie Bolen
- Epiphany (2010) ... Angie Bolen (credit only)
- We All Deserve to Die (2010) ... Angie Bolen
 2010 Fakers (TV Movie)
Tanner's Mother
 2009 Once More with Feeling
Lana Gregorio
 2008 New York, I Love You
Lydia (segment "Allen Hughes")
 2008 Lake City
Hope
 2007 The Good Life
Dana (as Drea De Matteo)
 2007 Broken English
Audrey Andrews
 2004-2006 Joey (TV Series)
Gina Tribbiani
- Joey and the Wedding (2006) ... Gina Tribbiani
- Joey and the Actors Studio (2006) ... Gina Tribbiani
- Joey and the Critic (2006) ... Gina Tribbiani
- Joey and the Beard (2006) ... Gina Tribbiani
- Joey and the Holding Hands (2006) ... Gina Tribbiani
 1999-2006 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Adriana La Cerva / Adriana / Hostess
- Cold Stones (2006) ... Adriana La Cerva
- Members Only (2006) ... Adriana La Cerva
- All Due Respect (2004) ... Adriana La Cerva (credit only)
- Long Term Parking (2004) ... Adriana La Cerva
- The Test Dream (2004) ... Adriana La Cerva (credit only)
 2006 Walker Payne
Lou Ann
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Ester (voice)
 2005 Assault on Precinct 13
Iris Ferry
 2004 Love Rome
Angela
 2004 Beacon Hill
Cadet Ramsey
 2003 Prey for Rock & Roll
Tracy
 2002 Meet Prince Charming
Hilary Harris
 2002 Deuces Wild
Betsy
 2002 The Perfect You
Dee (as Drea DeMatteo)
 2001 Made
Club Girl (uncredited)
 2001 Swordfish
Melissa
 2001 'R Xmas
The Wife
 2000 Sleepwalk
Henrieta
 1996 'M' Word
 1996 Swift Justice (TV Series)
Laurie Tuco
- Stones (1996) ... Laurie Tuco (as Andrea de Matteo)
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Other Works:

Hosted VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the Past 25 Years (2003) in 2003. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 13 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Drea De Matteo | Drea DeMatteo | Andrea de Matteo

Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on 'The Sopranos'] The reason I thought Big Pussy was the perfect choice when they killed him off is he didn't understand why he was getting killed off. I kept saying to him, 'Man, it's because you're a great actor and you can handle the material and people are going to feel for you because you're going to know how to play it out. And you're kind of vulnerable'. There was a vulnerability to this... See more »

Trivia:

Paulo Costanzo, who plays her son on Joey (2004), is only five years younger than she is. See more »

Trademark:

Thick New York accent

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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