Edie Falco has two Golden Globes and four Emmys, not that anyone's counting. Falco is making her return to TV in Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, premiering Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 10 p.m. on NBC, as defense attorney Leslie Abramson. Based on the real attorney, her character defends Erik and Lyle Menendez in the series. However, this isn't the first time Falco has played an attorney.

Over the course of her storied career, Falco has notably played a mob wife (The Sopranos), a drug-addicted nurse (Nurse Jackie), an attorney (the mothership Law & Order), a corrections officer (Oz) and a member of Congress (30 Rock). Along the way there have been movie roles, but Falco is famously one of the most-praised TV actors in some time.

Take a walk down memory lane with her best film and TV roles below.

Edie Falco, Oz


James Gandolfini, Edie Falco, The Sopranos


Edie Falco, Sunshine State

Sony Pictures

Edie Falco, Will & Grace

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Edie Falco, The Quiet

Sony Pictures

Edie Falco, Freedomland

Sony Pictures

Edie Falco, Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock

NBC Photo: Nicole Rivelli

Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie

David M. Russell/Showtime

3 Backyards, Edie Falco

Screen Media Films

Edie Falco, The Comedian

Sony Pictures

Edie Falco, Horace and Pete


Edie Falco, Landline

Amazon Studios

Edie Falco, Kate Mara, Megan Leavey

Michael Tacket - © Dogs of War LLC

Edie Falco, True Crime

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Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders premieres Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 10 p.m. on NBC.

(E! and NBC are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)

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