Sciutto, Nellie

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Sciutto, Nellie

(Nellie Higgins, Nell Sciutto)


Education: Trained with Frank Corsaro at Actors Studio, New York City, with Shelly Winters in Los Angeles, with George Morrison at New Actor's Workshop, New York City, with Mary Doyle at Meisner Academy, New York City, and with Ed Morehouse and Bill Hickey at HB Studios, New York City.

Addresses: Agent— Geddes Agency, 8430 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 200, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Career: Actress, writer, producer, and director. Hidden Theatre Company, member of company. Elite Petite, worked as fashion model.

Member: American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, Writers Guild of America.


Film Appearances:

Connie, Made Men, Close Encounter Productions/Pool Party Productions, 1997.

Bank hostage Susan, Farmer & Chase, Arrow Releasing, 1997.

Reporter, Gang Related, Orion, 1997.

The therapist, Somewhere in the City, Artistic License, 1998.

(As Nell Sciutto) Wife, The Closet (short film), Atom-Films, 2000.

Miss Duryea, Mockingbird Don't Sing, Mainline Releasing, 2001.

Girl in bikini, Lip Service, Artist View Entertainment, 2001.

Fran Crawford, Spider's Web, Columbia TriStar, 2002.

Secretary, Bare Witness, Mainline Releasing, 2002.

Voice, Who's Your Daddy?, 2003, Screen Media Films, 2005.

Secretary, The Aviator, Miramax, 2004.

Queenan's secretary, The Departed, Warner Bros., 2006.

Lucy Turnbill, Til Night, B.SP S/Speakeasy Pictures, 2007.

Woman screaming, The Key to Reserva (short film; also known as La clava Reserva), JWT, 2007.

Lorraine, Meet Market, Seedsman Group, 2007.

Camille, Haunted Echoes, Mainline Releasing, 2007.

Title role, Fixing Rhonda, Dreamlover Productions, 2008.

Also appeared in the films Ashecliffe, Phoenix Pictures; Bare Witness, Dorian Films/Hemisphere Entertainment; Kate & Allison, Firefly in the Night Productions; and Philly Pine.

Film Work:

Producer, Til Night, B.SP S/Speakeasy Pictures, 2007.

Director, Fixing Rhonda, Dreamlover Productions, 2008.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Nellie Higgins) Kathy's mom, The Kids Who Saved Summer, Showtime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Secretary, "Above the Fold," Ink, CBS, 1996.

Secretary, "The English–Speaking Patients," Ink, CBS, 1997.

First attractive woman, "Blind Date," Murphy Brown, CBS, 1997.

The shark expert, "Slip–up," Silk Stalkings, USA Network, 1997.

Lisa Cantwell, "Bravefinch," Just Shoot Me!, NBC, 1998.

(Uncredited) Gloria, "The Apartment," Damon, Fox, 1998.

Gloria, "The Test," Damon, Fox, 1998.

Stewardess, "Birds Do It, Bees Do It, Even Some of These Do It," Suddenly Susan, NBC, 1998.

Mrs. Feemur, "When Bradys Attack," The Amanda Show, Nickelodeon, 1999.

Waitress, "Code of Conduct," JAG (also known as JAG: Judge Advocate General), CBS, 2002.

Waitress, "The Killer," JAG (also known as JAG: Judge Advocate General), CBS, 2002.

Girlfriend, "Revenge on Boyfriends," Girls Behaving Badly, ITV, 2003.

Mom, "Shots," Eyes, ABC, 2005.

"From Home on the Range to Sex in the City," How DoI Look?, Style Network, 2005.

Fashion expert, "Forever Plaid," How Do I Look?, Style Network, 2006.

Assistant district attorney, "Police," Eyes, ABC, 2007.

Appeared in episodes of The Bold and the Beautiful, NBC; Law & Order, NBC; Men Behaving Badly, NBC; and One Life to Live, ABC.

Television Appearances; Specials:

101 Most Sensational Crimes of Fashion, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

40 Celebrity Weddings and a Funeral, E! Entertainment Television, 2005.

Television Appearances; Other:

Assistant district attorney, Eyes (pilot), ABC, 2005.

Host of Trendspotting, ABC; appeared in the series The Big Fat Show, Fox, and as a secretary, Broadway Local.

Television Work:

Creator of Trendspotting, ABC.

Stage Appearances:

Arrivals and Departures, U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, 1998.

Group, Montreal Comedy Festival, and Coast Playhouse, 1999.

Appeared in productions of Denying Park Avenue, HBO Workspace, Los Angeles; Friends, Ensemble Studio Theatre, New York City; George Bernard & Stella, Vineyard Theatre, New York City; A Moment of Silence Please for Thelma & Louise, Coast Playhouse, Los Angeles; People's Most Popular, Ensemble Studio Theatre; Pieces, UBU Repertory Theatre, New York City; Spike Heels, Kaufman Theatre, New York City; Tornado Watch, West Bank Theatre, New York City; Under the Law of Daniel Webster, Harold Clurman Theatre, New York City; Why the Beach Boys Are Like Opera, Hudson Theatre, Los Angeles; and You Can't Trust the Male, Ensemble Studio Theatre.


Television Specials:

101 Most Sensational Crimes of Fashion, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

50 Steamiest Southern Stars, E! Entertainment Television, 2005.

Exposed: 25 Most Notorious Moments of Fashion Week, 2005.

Television Episodes:

"Be Your Own Man," Modern Girl's Guide to Life, Style Network, 2005.

I'm All That," Modern Girl's Guide to Life, StyleNetwork, 2005.

"Gifts," Modern Girl's Guide to Life, Style Network,2005.

"Bootylicious," Modern Girl's Guide to Life, StyleNetwork, 2005.

Also writer for Girls Behaving Badly, ITV.