Annabella Sciorra Biography

Updated On Jun 23, 2019 Published On May 12, 2016
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Date of Birth: 1960 , March-24
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
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John Willis' Screen World's one of twelve Promising New Actors of 1990, Annabella Sciorra is a talented and beautiful actress from the United States. She is famous for portraying the role of Claire Bartel in the movie The Hand That Rocks the Cradle.

Annabella Sciorra's early life and education

Sweet and sexy, Annabella Sciorra was born as Annabella Gloria Philomena Sciorra on 29 March 1960 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, the United States of America to Italian and American parents.

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She was born and raised in a middle-class family. Her nationality is American but she is of Italian descent ethnic background.

As a child, Annabella was a talented dancer. From her childhood days, she took drama and dancing classes at Hagen-Berghoff Studio. She also attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts where she studied acting.

Annabella Sciorra's career

When she was just 21 years old, she founded Brass Ring Theater Company. She has been active as an actress since the late 1980s.

In 1988, she appeared in an American-Italian television drama miniseries The Fortunate Pilgrim where she starred the role of Dr. Andrew McKay.

Next year she starred in an American comedy film True Love and for this role, she got her first nomination in Independent Spirit Award. She also earned critical acclaim and praise for this role.

Her breakthrough role as an actress came in the early 1990s after she portrayed the role of Angie Tucci in an American romance drama film Jungle Fever.

Annabella Sciorra's married life with Joe Petruzzi

On 31st of December 1989, Annabella got married to her long-term boyfriend Joe Petruzzi. Joe Petruzzi is an actor and he is famous for his role in Stingers, Love's Brother and many more.

As a loving husband and wife, they continued this married life for four years but unfortunately, after four years of their wedding, the couple finalized their divorce in 1993.

She is now at the age of 57 and her height is five feet and two inches tall. 

Annabella Sciorra's salary and net worth

She has been earning the salary of $375,000 annually and her net worth is $6 Million. Annabella has not disclosed her other property details.

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Born in Brooklyn, New York City

March 24 , 1960

Sweet and sexy, Annabella Sciorra was born as Annabella Gloria Philomena Sciorra in the early 1960s in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States of America to Italian and American parents. She was born and raised in a middle class family.

Founded the Brass Ring Theater Company

November 5 , 1981

As a child, Annabella Sciorra was a talented dancer. From her childhood days, she took drama and dancing classes at Hagen-Berghoff Studio. She also attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts where she studied acting. When she was just 21 years old, she founded Brass Ring Theater Company. 

Made her acting debut

1988

Annabella Sciorra has been active as an actress since the late 1980s. In 1988, she appeared in an American-Italian television drama miniseries The Fortunate Pilgrim where she starred the role of Dr. Andrew McKay. In 2001, she appeared in the TV series Touched by an Angel. 

Appeared in the movie, Jungle Fever

1991

In the late 1980s, Annabella Sciorra starred in an American comedy film True Love and for this role, she got her first nomination in Independent Spirit Award. She also earned critical acclaim and praise for this role. Her breakthrough role as an actress came in the early 1990s after she portrayed the role of Angie Tucci in an American romance drama film Jungle Fever. 

Appeared in the television series, The Sopranos

2001

In 2001, Annabella Sciorra was seen starring the role of Gloria Trillo in the TV series The Sopranos. She appeared in this TV series till 2004. In 2005, she was seen in the TV series Law & Order: Criminal Intent playing Det. Carolyn Barek. 

Married to Joe Petruzzi

December 31 , 1989

On 31st of December 1989, Annabella Sciorra got married to Joe Petruzzi. Joe Petruzzi is an actor and he is famous for his role in Stingers, Love's Brother and so on. As a loving wife and husband, they continued this married life for four years and they finalized their divorce in 1993. 

Graduated from Brooklyn's South Shore High School

1978

Annabella Sciorra received her formal education from Brooklyn's South Shore High School. She was also able to complete her high school graduation in 1978. Later on she joined New York's prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts and she graduated from there in 1980. 

Began dating Bobby Cannavale

2004

After her married life got dissolved in the early 1990s, Annabella Sciorra lived a single life for several years but with the turn of 2004, she was spotted with Bobby Cannavale having romantic love affairs with him. They were together till 2007. 

Nominated in Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

1990

In 1990, Annabella Sciorra got her first nomination in Chicago Film Critics Association Awards. She was nominated in this award that year for Most Promising Actress. She has also once been nominated in Independent Spirit Awards. 

Was listed in John Willis' Screen World

1990

Annabella Sciorra is mainly popular for playing the role of Donna in an American comedy film True Love. After appearing in this movie, she received critical acclaim for her role. Later on in 1990, she was listed in the list of John Willis' Screen World's one of twelve Promising New Actors of 1990.

Nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards

2001

Annabella Sciorra is also famous for her role in the TV series The Sopranos. For this role, she earned her first nomination in Primetime Emmy Awards in 2001 and that was for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series.