Person Details

Birthday: 1973-04-11 02:10:24

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: New York City - New York - USA

Homepage: http://livingfreejennifer.com/

Movie Involvements: 25

TV Involvements: 13


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Average
8

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

(1999) Phoebe Baker
Law & Order
Average
7

Law & Order

(1990) Justine Bailey
NCIS
Average
8

NCIS

(2003) Alex Quinn
The Boys
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9

The Boys

(2019) Susan Raynor
Blue Bloods
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8

Blue Bloods

(2010) Jackie Curatola
Blindspot
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7

Blindspot

(2015) Lynnette Belmont
Judging Amy
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7

Judging Amy

(1999) Louann 'Crystal' Turner
Hack
Average
8

Hack

(2002) Abby

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2023 Francine Larusso
Pamela Carmelo
2020 Brenda
2019 Natalie Passatino
Detective Clarkson
Susan Rayner
Susan Raynor
2018 Kathy Aronoff
2015 Lynnette Belmont
2014 Margie
Dr. Monica Pena
2012 Miss Ruiz
Officer Garcia
2011 Tina Russo (voice)
2010 Jackie Curatola
Sarah Fischer
2009 Suzanne
2008 Carlos
Joanna
2007 Andrea Belladonna
2006 Frankie Vitello
2005 Pilar
Self - Guest
Ginnie Sorelli Spencer
Ria
Michelle
2004 Lt. Marta Robbins
Self - Guest
Rita Monroe
2003 Alex Quinn
Self
Rebecca Drummond (voice)
N/A
2002 Abby
Jennifer Baker
Carmela
Olive Dee 'Harley' Klintucker
2001 Helena Toretti
Det. Sandra Cassidy
Club Girl (uncredited)
Susan Reese
2000 Solina
Michelle (segment "Just One Time")
1999 Daphne
Sarah Logan
Phoebe Baker
Louann 'Crystal' Turner
Michelle
Ruby
Self - Guest
1998 Nancy
Jessica
Michelle
Ms. Janus
Teresa
Donna Delgrosso
1997 Debbie
Lucy
N/A
Flo
1996 Stacey Paterno
Jeannie
Self
1995 Connie Soleito
1993 Self - Guest
1990 Gina Tucci
Justine Bailey
Year Character Movie/Tv

Directing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2023 Director
Year Role Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2023 Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

Writing

Year Role Movie/Tv
2023 Screenplay
Year Role Movie/Tv

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