Oddly enough, it was stage legend Andrew Lloyd Webber who first sparked showbiz aspirations in the Queens native.
When de Matteo was around ten years old, Rum Tum Tugger whisked her on-stage during a performance of Webber's enduring stage musical Cats; the jarring experience proved alternately petrifying and compelling for de Matteo, and the intoxicating glow of the spotlight immediately cast its spell on the young showbiz hopeful.
The following year, de Matteo could be seen in prominent roles in Ferrara's Go Go Tales and the action remake Assault on Precinct 13.
Even with her frequent film roles, de Matteo remained primarily a television actress, playing Joey's sister in the short-lived Friends spin-off Joey, and later joining the casts of Sons of Anarchy and Desperate Housewives.
On the hit FX drama series Sons of Anarchy, currently in its fifth season, special guest star Drea de Matteo is back as Wendy Case, Jax Teller’s (Charlie Hunnam) ex-wife. Cam Gigandet is joining the cast of the indie drama Free Ride.
Written and directed by Shana Sosin, the indie drama tells the true story of an abused single mother in the 1970s who moves her two daughters to Florida …
If de Matteo's feature career had gone virtually unnoticed by mainstream filmgoers to this point, roles in such wide releases as Swordfish (2001) and Deuces Wild (2002) soon found her star rising.
After getting glammed up for her "Ni Tu Ni Yo" music video shoot on Wednesday, Lopez was spotted filming new scenes for the third installment of her NBC cop drama. Her co-stars Ray Liotta and Drea de Matteo were also on set as they prepared for their own scenes.
The pop singer and the retired baseball pro were seen shopping at a Chanel boutique on the Avenue Montaigne and another store near Champs-Élysées."They were close to each other.
No sign of any strain between them," an onlooker told the publication, possibly referring to cheating allegations involving Rodriguez.
The first image has been released from Gilles Paquet-Brenner‘s adaptation of Gillian Flynn‘s best-selling novel Dark Places.
The film stars Charlize Theron as Libby Day, a woman who, at the age of 7, survives the massacre of her family and …