Edie Falco was soaking up enjoyment from the fact that she is lucky enough to have starred in two popular TV series: The groundbreaking "Sopranos" and now as Jackie Peyton on Showtime's critically acclaimed sleeper "Nurse Jackie." "I feel very lucky to be in an industry that's experiencing such a renaissance," she said of the television landscape. Her character in "Nurse Jackie" is so controversial that real-life nurses' associations have protested that her character, Jackie Peyton, gives nurses a bad name. Falco doesn't pay much attention to the controversy, though. "I don't do the Internet thing," she said. "I've been through this before with 'The Sopranos,' and with that we weren't saying that all Italians are mobsters any more than 'Nurse Jackie' is saying that all nurses are druggies."
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