‘Sopranos’ actress Kathrine Narducci considers Robert De Niro an “angel.”
Last Modified: Jul 23, 2021
Actress Kathrine Narducci, well known for starring in the 1999 series The Sopranos, told Page Six that she was working at Point Terminal Market when she auditioned for “A Bronx Tale” – and beat out 2,500 girls to win her first role as Robert De Niro’s onscreen wife.
“De Niro said to me, ‘I want you to know you beat out 2,500 girls … and that’s important for you to know,'” Narducci reminisced adding that the role felt “spiritual. like I was supposed to be there. That was supposed to happen. I’m supposed to beat these girls out so that I could be here with you.”
The 55-year-old actress also called De Niro an “angel.”
“I love him. I have such great respect for him.” Narducci spoke highly of the 77-year-old actor, producer, and director.
Although she says that they don’t have a “‘What are you doing Friday night?'” relationship, she explained “it’s like, this person that I feel very good about.” when she sees him.
Narducci and De Niro joined forces again in 2019’s The Irishman during which she admits to listening De Niro and Joe Pesci reminisce for hours in a car.
Kathrine Narducci comes from an Italian-American family, whose father Nicky Narducci was a bar owner and local figure in the Mafia in East Harlem, currently stars in the crime drama series Godfather of Harlem.
Kathrine Narducci’s birth took place on November 11, 1965, in New York City, New York, USA. She was born to her father Nicky Narducci, a bar owner and local Mafia figure in East Harlem. He was killed in a mob-related hit in front of his bar when Kathrine Narducci was just 10 years old...Full Bio