Jennifer Esposito

 

Date Of Birth

April 11, 1973
 

Biography

Jennifer Esposito was born on April 11, 1973 in Brooklyn, New York. She is of Italian descent. Her first appearance was in Law & Order in 1986, however, she is best known as Stacey in the primetime hit Spin City. She also made an appearance on I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. She gained further success when she played the role of Ruby in Spike Lee's controversial Summer of Sam. Her other films include Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000 and Crash, which has earned her several awards.

In 2007, Esposito joined the cast of Samantha Who as Andrea Belladonna. She appeared on the series until 2009 and then moved on to provide the voice of Tina Russo in the animated series The Looney Tunes Show. In 2010, she became part of the cast of the police drama Blue Bloods as Jackie Curatola.
 

Place of Birth

New York, New York, USA
 

Birth Name

Jennifer Esposito
 

Gender

Female
 

Fun Facts

-She was married to Bradley Copper from December 2006 to November 2007.
-She was a dancer at Club MTV.
-She created a line of gluten-free products.
 

Awards

2004: Crash
-Black Reel Award for Best Ensemble
-Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast
-Hollywood Film Festival Award for Ensemble of the Year
-Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Cast
-Satellite Award for Best Cast – Motion Picture
-Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
-Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble Cast
 

Filmography

sent Blue Bloods (TV series)
2012 Bending the Rules
2011-2012 The Looney Tunes Show (TV series)
2011 Mamitas
2010 Mercy (TV series)
2010 The Wish List (TV movie)
2009 The Broadroom (video short)
2009 The Broadroom (TV series)
2007-2009 Samantha Who? (TV series)
2009 Four Single Fathers
2008 American Crude
2008 Conspiracy
2007 Rescue Me (TV series)
1996-2006 Law & Order (TV series)
2005-2006 Related (TV series)
2006 Jesus, Mary and Joey
2006 More, Patience (TV movie)
2005 Snow Wonder (TV movie)
2004-2005 Judging Amy (TV series)
2004/I Taxi
2004/I Crash
2004 Breakin' All the Rules
2003 Partners and Crime (TV movie)
2002 Hack (TV series)
2002 The Master of Disguise
2002 Welcome to Collinwood
2002 Backflash (video)
2001 Beyond the City Limits
2001 Don't Say a Word
2001 Made
2001 The Proposal
2000 Dracula 2000
2000 Boys Life 3
2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series)
1999 The Bachelor
1999 Just One Time
1997-1999 Spin City (TV series)
1999 Summer of Sam
1998 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
1998 Side Streets
1998 Just One Time (short)
1998 New York Undercover (TV series)
1998 He Got Game
1998 No Looking Back
1998 A Brooklyn State of Mind
1997 Kiss Me, Guido
1997 A Brother's Kiss
1997 Prince Street (TV series)
1997 Feds (TV series)
1996 The Sunshine Boys (TV movie)
1995 The City (TV series)
 

Nickname

None
 

Height

5' 6" (1.68 m)
 

Quotes

"Well, I'm Italian, but my family isn't stereotypical. I mean, I only have one sister and we don't yell or throw pasta at each other. My mother doesn't even have a secret spaghetti sauce recipe."

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