Denise Borino


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Birth Name: Denise Borino
Born: 01/06/1964
Birth Place: Roseland, New Jersey, USA
Death Place: Morristown, New Jersey, USA
Died: 10/27/2010

Raised in a close knit Italian family, in Roseland, NJ, Borino was the oldest of three children and graduated from West Essex High School (the same high school as David Chase). In 2000, the full-figured, New Jersey native was a part-time manicurist when she attended a "Sopranos" open casting call in Harrison, NJ. But the crowd of 14,000 overwhelmed the local police department and they shut the event down before Borino could audition. Undeterred, she mailed her headshots to "The Sopranos" casting agents. The show's creator, David Chase, just happened to be looking for a plus-size Italian woman with a pretty face to play the role of Ginny. Borino fit the bill, and appeared in more than a do... Continue Bio >>