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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.

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Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Vega$ 1978-04-25
Latest Project:
Movie Where Is Kyra? 2018-04-06
Known For
Poster of Requiem for a Dream
Poster of The Sopranos
Poster of Smart Guy
Poster of GoodFellas
Movie Where Is Kyra? Ruth 2018-04-06
Movie I Hate Valentine's Day Edie 2009-06-27
Movie Harold Maude Sellers 2008-07-13
Movie Choke Waitress 2008-09-26
Movie A Dirty Shame Big Ethel 2004-09-12
Movie Requiem for a Dream Mrs. Scarlini 2000-10-06
Series The Sopranos Mary DeAngelis 1999-01-10
Movie American Cuisine Martha 1998-10-21
Movie Illuminata Marco's mother 1998-05-21
Movie Vig Agnes 1998-12-04
Movie Living Out Loud Mary 1998-10-30
Series Smart Guy Hospital Receptionist 1997-03-26
Movie Trees Lounge Jackie 1996-05-11
Movie Palookaville Mother 1996-10-25
Movie The Jerky Boys Mrs. B 1995-02-03
Movie Sons Rich's Mom 1990-01-01
Movie GoodFellas Karen's Mother 1990-09-12
Movie Uncle Buck Mrs. Hogarth 1989-08-16
Movie Mystic Pizza Aunt Tweedy 1988-10-13
Series Eischied Cookie Stein 1979-09-21
Series Vega$ Miss Pratt 1978-04-25