Who is Kathrine Narducci?

Kathrine Narducci was born in New York City, USA, on 22 November 1965 – her zodiac sign is Sagittarius and she holds American nationality. She is an actress who is perhaps still known best for her portrayal of Charmaine Bucco in the crime drama series “The Sopranos”, created by David Chase, and which starred James Gandolfini, Edie Falco and Lorraine Bracco. It follows Tony Soprano, a mafia boss living in New Jersey, as he balances his professional and private life. The series aired from 1999 to 2007, and was a huge hit, winning 120 awards including five Golden Globes, while it was nominated for 309 other awards.

Early life and education

Kathrine was raised alongside her sisters Carol and Rhonda Narducci in Italian Harlem in New York City, by their mother who was a housewife, and their father Nicky Narducci who was the owner of his own bar, and a member of the Mafia – he was murdered in front of his bar in 1975.

Kathrine attended a local high school, and during her four years there dreamed about becoming a famous model. She was interested in sports and practiced tennis, and upon matriculating in 1983, Kathrine began working to financially support herself and her family.

Roles in movies

Kathrine worked various jobs for 10 years, before she took her son who was nine at the time to an audition for a role in the 1993 crime drama movie “A Bronx Tale”.

However, she was noticed by the directors, who cast her to play a supporting role in this hit movie, directed by Robert De Niro, who also starred in it alongside Chazz Palminteri and Lillo Brancato. It follows a father concerned about his son who has just befriended a local gangster. The movie was nominated for four awards, winning one.

Kathrine’s following role was in the 1994 family fantasy “Miracle on 34th Street”, and in 1998, she appeared in the crime drama “Witness to the Mob”, which starred Nicholas Turturro, Tom Sizemore and Debi Mazar, and follows the mafia underboss ‘The Bull’ Gravano who gets sent to jail and is now thinking about betraying those close to him.

Kathrine Narducci

A couple of Kathrine’s following roles were in the 2000 romantic comedy “Two Family House” in which she starred alongside Michael Rispoli and Kelly Macdonald, the 2007 comedy “Made in Brooklyn” in which she also starred and the 2011 action crime drama “The Last Gamble”.

Her following notable performance was in the 2014 biographical musical drama “Jersey Boys”, directed by Clint Eastwood, and which follows the four men who formed the rock group The Four Seasons; the movie won four awards and was nominated for two others. 2017 saw her appear in Sam Levinson’s biographical crime drama “The Wizard of Lies”, which starred Robert De Niro, and follows Bernie Madoff who defrauded numerous people for $65 billion through a Ponzi scheme. The film won five and was nominated for 23 other awards, including two Golden Globes.

Kathrine also appeared in two other hit movies: the biographical comedy “Bad Education” and the  biographical crime drama “The Irishman” both in 2019, and two of her most recent roles in movies have been in the 2020 biographical crime drama “Capone” and the 2020 drama “Two Ways to Go West”.

Roles in TV series

Kathrine made her debut TV series appearance in the 1997 episode “With a Vengeance” of the drama “Dellaventura”, and a couple of her following roles were in three episodes of the mystery crime drama “Law & Order”, three episodes of the action crime drama “Third Watch”, and an episode of the mystery comedy “Wild Card”.

She has mostly been focused on appearing in movies, and thus her next notable performance in a series was in 2014, when cast to play Frankie Lavarro in the crime drama “Power”, which starred Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren and Naturi Naughton, and follows James ‘Ghost’ St. Patrick who is the owner of a night club in New York, and also a drug lord. The series won 12 and was nominated for 20 other awards. Kathrine has only appeared in one other TV series since then, the 2019 crime drama “Godfather of Harlem”, which starred Forest Whitaker, Lucy Fry and Nigel Thatch, and follows the gangster Bump Johnson as he becomes a member of the mafia.

Other credits

Kathrine has produced three short films: the 2007 “Slice”, the 2011 “Dante’s World” and the 2017 “Bricklayer’s Poet”. She also wrote, directed and served as a cinematographer for the short “Dante’s World”.

She received special thanks for the 2012 short film “And If Tomorrow…”

Kathrine has appeared in various talk-shows, including “Entertainment Tonight”, “Hollywood Insider” and “Celebrity Page”.

Awards and nominations

She has been nominated for a single award. In 2020, Kathrine and her colleagues were nominated for a Gold Derby Award for Ensemble Cast for their performance in the movie “The Irishman”.

Love life and relationships

Kathrine doesn’t talk about her love life as she prefers to keep her personal matters to herself, but the media has found out that she was married to Richard Arthur Ligotino who is believed to have been a gangster. Kathrine gave birth to their daughter and son Sally Prisco and Nicholas Ligotino, but in 2002 Richard died, widely believed that he was murdered.

Kathrine hasn’t talked about any other men she has perhaps been with since Richard’s death, however, some people have claimed to have seen her holding hands with several different men in the past two decades, however, this hasn’t been confirmed. There are also rumors circulating the internet claiming that she has remarried, but this hasn’t been confirmed either.

As of February 2021, Kathrine appears to be single, was once married and has two children.

Hobbies and other interests

Kathrine is a huge fan of Hollywood, and doesn’t usually skip on an opportunity to take a picture of herself with famous people she meets while working. Her Instagram account is filled with pictures that feature her next to celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro, amongst numerous others.

She is a huge fan of art and is a painter herself; Kathrine recently held her own exhibition at a gallery in Brooklyn.

She started travelling around the US around the same time she launched her acting career, and has already been to over 15 states, while also to a couple of European countries including England and France.

She is a cat-lover but doesn’t have pets.

Age, height and net worth

Kathrine’s age is 55. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.66m) and she weighs around 130lbs (58kgs).

As of February 2021, her net worth has been estimated at over $500,000.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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