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Theresa Saldana

Theresa Saldana
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Saldana in 1981
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Birth dateAugust 20, 1954(age 62)
Place of birthBrooklyn, New York

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Theresa Saldana (born August 20, 1954) is an American actress, known for her work in motion pictures and television. She is perhaps best known for her role as Rachel Scali, the wife of Police Commissioner Tony Scali, in the 1990s television series The Commish, for which she received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, in 1994. Major film roles include the part of 'Lenore La Motta', the wife of Joe Pesci's character, in the 1980 feature film Raging Bull and Robert Zemeckis's Beatle-mania ensemble I Wanna Hold Your Hand. She also appeared in Home Movies with Kirk Douglas and Nancy Allen for director Brian DePalma in 1980. She is also known for bringing the crime of stalking to early attention after surviving a brutal attempted murder by an obsessed fan in 1982.


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