Beloved Actress Suzanne Shepherd Passes Away at 89, Known for ‘Goodfellas’ and ‘Sopranos’ RolesNovember 19, 2023
Suzanne Shepherd, the actress known for her roles in “The Sopranos” and “Goodfellas,” passed away at the age of 89. According to her daughter, Shepherd died in her sleep at her home. She had been battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Colleagues, including “Sopranos” actor Ray Abruzzo, paid tribute to Shepherd on social media. Shepherd had a successful career as an acting teacher in New York, and she appeared in notable films such as “Goodfellas” and “Requiem for a Dream.” She also had roles in TV shows like “Law & Order” and “Blue Bloods.” On top of her acting career, Shepherd directed plays on and off Broadway. Her work left a lasting impact on the entertainment industry.