Edie Falco is an American actress. She initially started her Hollywood career in the late-1980s. On television, she first played the role of Eva Thromann on Homicide: Life on the Street, followed by her recurring roles on New York Undercover and Law & Order. She later portrayed Diane Whittlesey on Oz. From 1999 to 2007, she gained wider recognition for starring as Carmela Soprano on HBO’s acclaimed series The Sopranos. Afterward, she played Celeste “C. C.” Cunningham in 4 episodes of 30 Rock. From 2009 to 2015, she played the lead role of Jackie Peyton on the comedy-drama Nurse Jackie. She recently landed the role of Leslie Abramson on the new series Law & Order True Crime.