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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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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Other (post-production)
Jo Marino
 2016 Shades of Blue (TV Series) (pre-production)
Tess Nazario
- Pilot (2016) ... Tess Nazario
- Episode #1.13 (2016) ... Tess Nazario
- Episode #1.11 (2016) ... Tess Nazario
- Episode #1.9 (2016) ... Tess Nazario
- Episode #1.12 (2016) ... Tess Nazario
 2015 Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (TV Series)
Karla Faye Gideon
- One of Us (2015) ... Karla Faye Gideon
 2013 Free Ride
 2013 Whisper of Fear (TV Movie)
Diane Harkin
 2013 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
- Mindy's Minute (2013) ... Kelsey
 2012 Californication (TV Series)
- 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)
- One Step Forward (2010) ... Didi
 2010 Fakers (TV Movie)
Tanner's Mother
 2009 Once More with Feeling
Lana Gregorio
 2008 Lake City
 2007 The Good Life
Dana (as Drea De Matteo)
 1999-2006 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Adriana La Cerva / Adriana / Hostess
- All Due Respect (2004) ... Adriana La Cerva (credit only)
- The Test Dream (2004) ... Adriana La Cerva (credit only)
 2006 Walker Payne
Lou Ann
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Ester (voice)
 2004 Love Rome
 2004 Beacon Hill
Cadet Ramsey
 2003 Prey for Rock & Roll
 2002 Meet Prince Charming
Hilary Harris
 2002 The Perfect You
Dee (as Drea DeMatteo)
 2001 Made
Club Girl (uncredited)
 2001 'R Xmas
The Wife
 2000 Sleepwalk
 1996 'M' Word
 1996 Swift Justice (TV Series)
Laurie Tuco
- Stones (1996) ... Laurie Tuco (as Andrea de Matteo)
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Was featured as #56 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002) See more »

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1 Interview | 11 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Drea De Matteo | Drea DeMatteo | Andrea de Matteo


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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[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 »


Speaks fluent Italian and Spanish. See more »

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