Lorraine has been nominated for four Golden Globes. In 1991, she was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture for Goodfellas. From 2000-2002, Lorraine was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series - Drama for The Sopranos.
In 1991, Lorraine was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for Goodfellas.
Lorraine won the 2008 and 2000 SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, along with her Sopranos castmates. They were also nominated from 2001-2003, 2005 and 2007. She was nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series in 2000, 2002 and 2003.
Lorraine got her acting start in French film comedies.
In 1987, Lorraine made her American film debut in Ridley Scott's thriller, Someone to Watch Over Me.
Before she was an actress, Lorraine worked as a disc jockey for Radio Luxembourg.
Lorraine's brother-in-law is Aidan Quinn. He is married to her sister, Elizabeth.
Lorraine was raised in Hicksville, Long Island, New York.
Lorraine has been nominated three times for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as "Dr. Jennifer Melfi" on The Sopranos.
In 1979, Lorraine married Frenchman Daniel Guerard, a salon owner, after she became pregnant. The two divorced in 1983.
Lorraine is a former Wilhelmina model.
In 1992, Lorraine married actor Harvey Keitel. The two divorced in 1993 after she began dating actor Edward James Olmos.
In 2004, Lorraine did her first play ever, The Graduate in which she played "Mrs. Robinson".
The producer of The Sopranos, David Chase, originally wanted Lorraine to portray "Carmela Soprano". However, she refused because she had already played a mobster's wife in the 1990 film Goodfellas.
In 1974, Lorraine moved to France to become a model.
Lorraine was voted the "Ugliest Girl in the 6th Grade" at her Long Island grade school.
In June 1999, Lorraine had to file for bankruptcy because of all the legal fees she spent during her custody battle with Harvey Keitel.
Lorraine's sister, Elizabeth Bracco, is also an actress who appeared on The Sopranos as well. The two never shared any scenes however.
While modeling as a young woman in Europe, Lorraine was once asked to posed nude for the late, eccentric, Spanish surrealist painter, Salvador Dalí, but she refused his offer.