Suzanne Shepherd, who played the mothers of key female characters in “Goodfellas” and “The Sopranos,” died Friday.
She was 89.
Born on Oct. 31, 1934, Shepherd also had roles in the movies “Mystic Pizza,” “Uncle Buck,” “Requiem for a Dream,” and “A Dirty Shame.”
She made guest appearances on the TV shows “Ed,” “Law & Order” and “Blue Bloods.”
Suzanne’s career spanned more than 35 years, with her first role as Aunt Tweedy in 1988’s ‘Mystic Pizza’ starring Julia Roberts.
Shepherd is survived by her daughter Kate, son-in-law Miles, and daughter-in-law Joyce.
Who is Suzanne Shepherd only daughter, Kate Shepherd?
Suzanne Shepherd’s daughter, Kate Shepherd is an American artist based in New York City.
Shepherd completed her B.A. from Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, in 1982.
She studied briefly at the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, New York in 1982, before dropping out to pursue individual artistic work.
During this time, Shepherd earned a living painting portraits and making drawings for The New Yorker.
She later completed her master’s degree with a Master’s Certificate, from New York Academy of Art, New York, in 1986.
She later attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 1990 and obtained an M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts, New York in 1992.