Jennifer Esposito (born April 11, 1973) is an American actress and dancer.
Esposito was born in Brooklyn, New York of Italian descent. She made her first appearance in Law & Order in 1996, but she is best known as Stacey in the prime time hit Spin City. She can also be seen in I Still Know What You Did Last Summer playing the role of Nancy. One of her more recent successes was her role as Ruby in Spike Lee's controversial Summer of Sam in 1999, which was set against the mid-Seventies backdrop of the Son of Sam murders. Esposito's next film was Wes Craven Presents: Dracula 2000. She played the detective's girlfriend "Ria" in the Academy Award-winning film Crash. Esposito's most recent project was the now cancelled WB show Related in which she played Ginnie Sorelli. She also played a Lieutenant in the NYPD in the 2004 film "Taxi". She is currently playing a love interest to Denis Leary's character in the FX dramedy "Rescue Me".
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Crash is an Academy Award-winning drama film directed by Paul Haggis. It premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September 2004, and was released internationally in 2005. The film is about racial and social tensions in Los Angeles. A self-described "passion piece" for director Paul Haggis, was inspired by a real life incident where his Porsche was carjacked (mentioned on the DVD commentary track) outside a video store on Wilshire Boulevard in 1991. It won three Oscars for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay and Best Editing of 2005 at the 78th Academy Awards.The film depicts several characters living in Los Angeles during a 36-hour period and brings them together through car accidents, shootings, and carjackings. Most of the characters depicted in the film are racially prejudiced in some way and become involved in conflicts which force them to examine their own prejudices. Through these characters' interactions, the film attempts to depict and examine not only racial tension but...,
The Master of Disguise is a comedy film released in 2002 starring Dana Carvey, James Brolin and Brent Spiner.The plot is centered on Carvey as "Pistachio Disguisey", a member of a family with supernatural skills of disguise. The patriarch of the Disguisey family (Brolin) is kidnapped by Devlin Bowman (Spiner) in an attempt to steal a variety of priceless artifacts.Taglines:Although the movie was a massive critical failure, it still managed to make back more than double its production budget at the U.S Box Office, grossing approximately 40 million dollars. The plot was considered sophomoric even for a purported children's movie, compounding the fact that there were several "disguises" that would clearly not be recognized by youngsters (Tony Montana from Scarface, for example). In addition, there were many indications that the film was rushed; for example, there are scenes hinted at in the trailers that do not appear in the actual movie. Also, the cinematography and special effects are...,
Don't Say a Word is a 2001 psychological thriller based on the novel of the same title by Andrew Klavan. The film tells the story of psychiatrist Dr. Nathan R. Conrad (Michael Douglas) whose wife (Famke Janssen) and daughter (Skye McCole Bartusiak) are held hostage, while he must unlock the key to a hidden fortune, locked away in the memory of a young mental patient (Brittany Murphy). Don't Say a Word was directed by Gary Fleder and written by Anthony Peckham and Patrick Smith Kelly.
The film was released worldwide into 2,842 cinemas on September 18, 2001. The DVD hit the US market first on February 19, 2002 and later on July 19, 2004 almost 3 years after the cinema release.
The films musical score was composed by Mark Isham. The soundtrack contains eight songs from various scene including; the Heist, the Kidnapping and the horrific events at the Subway.Some of the music in the film includes:
Summer of Sam is a 1999 film about the Son of Sam serial murders. It was directed and produced by Spike Lee.It is the story of a group of people in New York City (particularly the Throgs Neck/Country Club section of The Bronx) in the summer of 1977, a time in which the headlines were dominated by the Son of Sam serial killer case. The film stars John Leguizamo, Mira Sorvino, Adrien Brody, Jennifer Esposito, Michael Imperioli (who co-wrote the screenplay), and Bebe Neuwirth.While the Son of Sam is terrorizing New York City, fear-driven residents of a tight-knit Italian American neighborhood start pointing fingers at anyone who doesn't fit in the crowd as suspects. The movie focuses on a pair of young couples. John Leguizamo plays Vincent, an unfaithful hairdresser married to Dionna (played by Mira Sorvino), a hard-working waitress. Adrien Brody plays Ritchie, one of Vincent's closest friends and a newly-turned punk who dates a woman named Ruby (Jennifer Esposito); Ritchie leads a...,
Side Streets is a 1998's Merchant Ivory film directed by Tony Gerber.
Ensemble cast included Valeria Golino, Shashi Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, Miho Nikaido, Art Malik, Victor Argo, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Esposito.
Jennifer Esposito was born in Brooklyn, New York, New York