About Aida Turturro:
Aida Turturro is an American actress best known for playing Janice Soprano, sister of New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, on the HBO TV series The Sopranos (1999–2007).
Well, I came the second year. I mean I just fit right in. They wrote a great person and I'm so lucky that I got to be part of the family.
I was born and raised in New York, but my family on both sides is of Italian descent.
I went to a college in New York called New Paltz. I studied theater there for four years. I also studied privately in NYC with a teacher named Robert X. Modica.
I'm the worst person about publicizing myself.
There are some people who're all doctors. Is it genetic?
When I made my Broadway debut, I was still cleaning houses, something I'd done since I went out on my own at 15.
I don't look at her like she's a bad girl. She just misunderstood sometime, she's a little troubled, she's a little dysfunctional. She's a survivor.
It's nice when people approach you to help.
I think that training is important. I think you need to learn as much as you can learn. I would say that it's important and probably crucial, but I wouldn't say that everyone has to have it.
I think people should be proud of the work they do, whatever it is. I have this other arty side that loves creating homes. I can be happy going to the hardware store.