- Jean Paige Turco
- Springfield Massachusetts
- United States
- Mature Yet HOT
- Not Well Known
Paige Turco Early life
Turco was born to Joyce J. and David V. Turco in Springfield, Massachusetts, where she was raised. She attended the Walnut Hill School in Natick, Massachusetts and performed as a soloist at the New England Dance Conservatory, the Amherst Ballet Theatre Company and the Western Massachusetts Ballet Company. Paige graduated from Bay Path College in Longmeadow, MA in 1987. She majored in Drama at the University of Connecticut and after suffering an ankle injury, she turned to acting and musical theatre.
Paige Turco Acting career
Turco made her television acting debut in 1987, on the soap opera Guiding Light as Dinah Marler, going on to the soap opera All My Children as Melanie. She guest starred in Party of Five as Annie Mott, a single mother who is also a recovering alcoholic, co-starred in The Agency as graphic artist Terri Lowell, and in the third season of Rescue Me as science teacher Mrs. Nell Turbody. Turco also appeared in the movie Invincible, playing Carol Vermeil, the wife of Dick Vermeil and also co-starred in the Walt Disney Picture The Game Plan.
In 2007, she was cast in the ABC TV series Big Shots, portraying Lisbeth, the ex-wife of Dylan McDermott's character, Duncan Collinsworth, a cosmetics company CEO. In addition, Turco is in a talent holding deal with ABC. As of 2008, Paige will be guest starring on the Emmy Award winning series Damages, the FX series will return for it's 2nd season premiering January 7, 2009.
Paige Turco Personal life
Paige is Roman Catholic. She is married to Irish actor Jason O'Mara and has one child, David (named in honor of her father, who died when she was less than one year old). The family divides their time between Los Angeles, New York and their home in Connecticut and also frequently visits relatives in Ireland.