Death of Nancy Marchand

June 19, 1928 - June 18, 2000
Stratford, Connecticut | Age 71

Emmy Award-winning actress dead at 71
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Actress Nancy Marchand is dead. A spokeswoman for HBO says Marchand died last night at her home in Connecticut after a long battle with lung cancer and emphysema.

Today would've been Marchand's 72nd birthday.

Marchand kept appearing as Tony Soprano's mother in HBO's "The Sopranos" even after she was diagnosed with cancer.

Marchand was born in Buffalo, New York, and began her Broadway career in "The Taming of the Shrew" in 1951. She was nominated four times for the...

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