Suzanne Shepherd

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.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2017

Where Is Kyra?

Ruth2017-01-23
2009

I Hate Valentine's Day

Edie2009-06-27
2008

Harold

Maude Sellers2008-07-13
2004
A Dirty Shame
Big Ethel2004-09-12
2000
Requiem for a Dream
Mrs. Scarlini2000-10-27
1998

Living Out Loud

Mary1998-10-30
1998

American Cuisine

Martha1998-10-21
1998

Illuminata

Marco's mother1998-05-21
1997
Lolita
Miss Pratt1997-09-27
1996
Bullet
Cookie Stein1996-03-01
1995
Palookaville
Mother1995-09-07
1995
The Jerky Boys
1995-02-03
1990
Jacob's Ladder
Hospital Receptionist1990-11-02
1990
Goodfellas
Karen's Mother1990-09-12
1989
Uncle Buck
Mrs. Hogarth1989-08-16