Drea de Matteo
January 19, 1972
49 years old
5 ft 6 in | 168 cm tall
37-25-36 in | 94-63.5-91 cm
62 kg | 137 pounds
8 US | 38.5 EU
Andrea Donna de Matteo was born in Queens, New York, United States, on January 19, 1972, is an American actress.
Young Drea de Matteo first started performing in school theater productions.
She made her big screen debut in romantic drama comedy film 'M' Word (1996).
She got her television debut in UPN detective drama series Swift Justice (1996) in episode "Stones", in role as Laurie Tuco.
Her breakthrough performance came as Adriana La Cerva in HBO crime drama television series The Sopranos (1999–2006).
She won the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival Award for Best Actress for her role as The Wife in crime film 'R Xmas (2001).
Meet Prince Charming (1999) romantic drama with Tia Carrere, David Charvet and Nia Vardalos
Swordfish (2001) action thriller opposite John Travolta, Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry
Deuces Wild (2002) crime drama with Stephen Dorff, Brad Renfro and James Franco
Prey for Rock & Roll (2003) drama opposite Gina Gershon, Lori Petty and Shelly Cole
Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) action thriller with Ethan Hawke and Laurence Fishburne
Walker Payne (2006) drama opposite Jason Patric, Bill McCreight and Jon Stafford
She voiced Ester in parody nature documentary Farce of the Penguins (2006).
Broken English (2007) romance with Parker Posey, Melvil Poupaud and Justin Theroux
S*x, Death and Bowling (2015) comedy drama opposite Adrian Grenier, Selma Blair and Bailey Chase
Don't Sleep (2017) fantasy horror opposite Dominic Sherwood, Jill Hennessy and Alex Rocco
She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series also was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor for her role as Adriana La Cerva in HBO crime drama television series The Sopranos (1999–2006).
Joey (2004-2006) NBC sitcom in role as Gina Tribbiani
Sons of Anarchy (2008; 2011–2014) FX action crime drama series in role as Wendy Case
Desperate Housewives (2009-2010) ABC comedy drama and mystery series in role as Angie Bolen
Shades of Blue (2016-2018) NBC crime drama series in role as Det. Tess Nazario
A Million Little Things (2019- ) ABC family drama series in role as Barbara Morgan
Paradise City (2021) drama fantasy music series in role as Maya
Graduated from the Loyola School, Upper East Side of New York City.
Graduated from the New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.
Studied acting at the HB Studio in Greenwich Village, New York City.
She is youngest of three children.
Has Italian ancestry.
Speaks fluent Italian and Spanish.
Good friends with John Barrowman.
She dated Michael Sportes (1995-2003).
Has been engaged to musician Shooter Jennings (2009-2012), they have a daughter Alabama Gypsyrose Jennings and a son Waylon Albert "Blackjack" Jennings.
She became engaged to musician Michael Devin in 2015.