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Jennifer Esposito

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jennifer Esposito (born April 11, 1973, height 5' 6" (1,68 m)) is an American actress, dancer and model. known for her appearances in films such as I Still Know What You Did Last Summer, Summer of Sam and Crash and in television series such as Spin City and Samantha Who?, and Blue Bloods. Esposito was born in Brooklyn, New York, the second of two daughters of Phyllis, an interior decorator, and Robert Esposito, a computer consultant and music producer. She is of Italian descent. Esposito made her first television appearance in Law & Order in 1996. She then joined the cast of Spin City, where she appeared for two seasons. She also appeared in I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. One of her more notable roles was as Ruby in Spike Lee's Summer of Sam in 1999, which was set against the late-1970s backdrop of the Son of Sam murders. She originally had the Mira Sorvino role in Summer of Sam, but had to take a different role due to scheduling conflicts. Esposito's next film was Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000. In 2000, Esposito appeared in the Law & Order: SVU episode Remorse as a rape victim. She played Don Cheadle's girlfriend, Ria, in the Academy Award-winning film Crash. Esposito was part of the cast of Related. She also played the part of Jennifer in The Master of Disguise in 2002 and played a Lieutenant in the NYPD in the 2004 film Taxi. She played a love interest to Denis Leary's character in the FX dramedy Rescue Me. Esposito appeared on television as Andrea Belladonna in the ABC comedy, Samantha Who?. She also appeared in the NBC medical drama Mercy. Esposito joined the cast of Blue Bloods in 2010, during its first season; she plays Detective Jackie Curatola, the partner of Detective Danny Reagan (played by Donnie Wahlberg). In the third season, Esposito entered a dispute with CBS regarding doctor's orders for her to cut back working hours due to her Celiac disease. Rather than work around her limited schedule, CBS chose to replace her character this season. As such, Esposito only appears in six episodes, receiving also starring billing in all of them. Esposito announced that she had been diagnosed with celiac disease on The Late Show with David Letterman in October 2011, reporting she had been diagnosed "a couple years ago" and had plans to open a gluten-free bakery. In 2012, Esposito opened the bakery in Manhattan's East Village under the name "Jennifer's Way Bakery." According to Esposito, she collapsed on set while shooting an episode of Blue Bloods, requiring her to miss a week of work, and during the show's th Esposito and CBS reportedly have been at odds over her medical condition and its effect on her availability for work. Esposito married Bradley Cooper on December 30, 2006. They were divorced in 2007. In 2009, Esposito became engaged to Australian tennis player Mark Philippoussis. The couple separated in August 2010.


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Born:
Apr 11, 1973 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
53
First Appeared:
In the series Ley y orden 1990-09-13
Latest Project:
Movie Me Necesitas 2017-06-19
Known For
Poster of Blue Bloods (Familia de policĂ­as)
Poster of Samantha Who?
Poster of Destino
Poster of Just One Time
Filmography
Movie Me Necesitas Corinne 2017-06-19
Movie Lío en Broadway Margie 2014-10-27
Movie Mamitas Miss Ruiz 2012-04-27
Movie Bending The Rules Officer Garcia 2012-03-09
Series El show de los Looney Tunes Tina Russo 2011-05-03
Series Blue Bloods (Familia de policías) Jackie Curatola 2010-09-24
Movie The Wish List Sarah Fischer 2010-08-27
Movie Four Single Fathers Suzanne 2009-01-15
Movie Fiesta de solteros Carlos 2008-06-03
Movie La conspiración del silencio Joanna 2008-02-15
Series Samantha Who? Andrea Belladonna 2007-10-15
Movie Jesus, Mary and Joey Frankie Vitello 2006-01-01
Series Navy: Investigación criminal Alex Quinn 2005-03-17
Movie Crash (Colisión) Ria 2005-05-06
Series Related Ginnie Sorelli Spencer 2005-10-05
Movie Snow Wonder Pilar 2005-12-31
Movie Taxi: Derrape total Lt. Marta Robbins 2004-10-06
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Cómo romper con tu pareja Rita Monroe 2004-05-14
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Destino Rebecca Drummond (voice) 2003-08-05
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series Hack Unknown 2002-09-27
Movie El maestro del disfraz Jennifer Baker 2002-08-02
Movie Bienvenidos a Collinwood Carmela 2002-05-24
Movie Backflash Olive Dee 'Harley' Klintucker 2002-01-22
Movie La proposición Susan Reese 2001-01-08
Movie Beyond the City Limits Helena Toretti 2001-12-17
Movie Crimen desorganizado Club Girl (uncredited) 2001-07-13
Movie Ni una palabra Detective Sandra Cassidy 2001-09-28
Movie Drácula 2000 Solina 2000-12-22
Movie Boys Life 3 Michelle (segment "Just One Time") 2000-11-16
Movie El soltero Daphne 1999-11-05
Series Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Unknown 1999-09-20
Series La juez Amy Unknown 1999-09-19
Movie Just One Time Michelle 1999-09-12
Movie Nadie está a salvo de Sam Ruby 1999-07-02
Series The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn Unknown 1999-03-30
Movie A Brooklyn State of Mind Donna Delgrosso 1998-01-01
Movie No mires atrás Teresa 1998-03-27
Movie Una mala jugada Ms. Janus 1998-05-01
Movie Side Streets Jessica 1998-09-05
Movie Aún sé lo que hicisteis el último verano Nancy 1998-11-13
Movie Kiss Me, Guido Debbie 1997-07-18
Movie Beso de hermano Lucy 1997-04-25
Series Prince Street 1997-03-06
Series Feds Flo 1997-03-05
Series Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
Series Las noticias de Jon Stewart Herself 1996-07-22
Movie The Sunshine Boys Jeannie 1996-02-15
Series The City Connie Soleito 1995-11-13
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Ley y orden Unknown 1990-09-13