Lorraine Bracco is best known for her roles as Dr. Jennifer Melfi on the hit HBO TV series, The Sopranos and Karen Hill in Goodfellas. At the podium, Bracco delivers an inspiring and engaging message about women’s health and wellness issues, such as overcoming depression and heart health.
Love Your Heart
Go Red for Women
Taking Back My Life
A Personal Battle with Depression
Actress Lorraine Bracco played psychiatrist “Dr. Jennifer Melfi” who treated New Jersey Mafia heavyweight “Tony Soprano” on HBO's hit series, The Sopranos. Her concise, understated portrayal earned her multiple Emmy, Golden Globe, and Screen Actors Guild Award Nominations for Best Actress in a TV Drama. In addition, Bracco was nominated for an Academy Award for her performance as a mobster's wife in Goodfellas, directed by Martin Scorsese.
Bracco is a member of the Board of Directors of an environmental organization called Riverkeeper, as well as a member of the Board of the New York Council for the Humanities. She is also committed to promoting awareness of women’s heart disease, prevention, and treatment as a spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” movement.
Bracco was recently named "Woman of the Year" by the New York City Police Athletic League, and has already launched her own line of wines, Bracco Wines. She is also the author of the National Bestseller, On the Couch.