Actress Rae Allen died of natural causes on the morning of April 6 at the age of 95.
She gained notoriety primarily through episode appearances in sitcoms or cult series such as “All in the Family”, “Seinfeld” , “Lou Grant” , “Remington Steele”, “Agentin mit Herz” and “Grey’s Anatomy” . In the crime series “The Sopranos” she was seen as Quintina Blundetto, but she also took part in movies like “Stargate” or alongside Adam Sandler in “The Love Inside Me”.
Born Raffaella Julia Theresa Abruzzo in Brooklyn in 1926, the actress made her Broadway debut in 1954 in the musical “The Pajama Game” and received a Tony Award in 1971 for her supporting role in “And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little”.
She made her last series appearance in 2011 in the horror comedy “Vampire Mob”.
In 2004 she played the role of Quintina Blundetto in several episodes of “The Sopranos”. Allen was also seen in several supporting roles in the cinema, for example in 1994 in “Stargate” and 2007 in “The Love Inside Me” alongside Adam Sandler . At the beginning of her career, Rae Allen was on the theater stage, including in the musical “The Pajama Game” – in this play she made her Broadway debut in 1954. In 1971, the actress won a Tony Award for Best Supporting Actress in the comedy And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little.
By the 1980s, Allen, who was born Raffaella Julia Theresa Abruzzo in Brooklyn, New York, began appearing in movies and television, starring in series such as Lou Grant, Remington Steele and Agentin mit Herz. Most recently, she appeared in two episodes of the television series Vampire Mob in 2011.