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'Sopranos' actress Denise Borino-Quinn dies at 46

Actress Denise Borino-Quinn appears in a scene on the TV show, 'The Sopranos.' (Photo courtesy of HBO, A&E)

October 30, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
"Sopranos" actress Denise Borino-Quinn has died after a long battle with liver cancer. She was 46.A New Jersey funeral home said Borino-Quinn died on Wednesday. Her husband, Luke Quinn Jr. had died in March.

Borino-Quinn won a role in 2000 as mafia wife, Ginny Sacrimoni, on the show after attending an open casting call.

Borino-Quinn had no acting experience, but her character quickly gained a following and was featured in an October 2002 episode of the HBO show.

When she wasn't acting, Borino-Quinn worked at a New Brunswick law firm.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.