Suzanne Shepherd

Suzanne Shepherd

    Suzanne Shepherd is an American actress and theater director. She is best known for her portrayal of Karen's overbearing mother in the film Goodfellas, Carmela Soprano's mother Mary De Angelis in the HBO television series The Sopranos, and the assistant school principal in Uncle Buck. Shepherd studied acting with Sanford Meisner, and later went on to teach Meisner's program of acting study, the first woman to do so. She was a founding member of the Compass Players in the early 1960s, along with such other actors as Alan Alda and Alan Arkin.

    Starring Suzanne Shepherd on Plex


    Acting (20 Credits)

    2018Furlough as Elizabeth Anderson
    2018The Week Of as Aunt Iris
    2017Where Is Kyra? as Ruth
    2009I Hate Valentine's Day as Edie
    2008Harold as Maude Sellers
    2008Choke as Waitress
    2004A Dirty Shame as Big Ethel
    2000Requiem for a Dream as Mrs. Scarlini
    1998Illuminata as Marco's mother
    1998Vig as Agnes
    1998American Cuisine as Martha
    1997Lolita as Miss Pratt
    1996Bullet as Cookie Stein
    1996Trees Lounge as Jackie
    1995The Jerky Boys as Mrs. B
    1995Palookaville as Mother
    1990Jacob's Ladder as Hospital Receptionist
    1990Goodfellas as Karen's Mother
    1989Uncle Buck as Mrs. Hogarth
    1988Mystic Pizza as Aunt Tweedy

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