Sigler, Jamie-Lynn 1981–

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Sigler, Jamie-Lynn 1981–

(Jamie-Lynn DiScala, Jamie-Lynn Siegler)


Boron May 15, 1981, in Jericho, NY; daughter of Steve (an amateur baseball player) and Consuela "Connie" (a homemaker) Sigler; married A. J. DiScala (a talent manager), July 11, 2003 (divorced, 2006). Education: Briefly attended New York University, c. 1999.


Agent—United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.


Actress and singer. Appeared in stage musicals as a child; voice for commercials; appeared in print ads; spokesperson for National Eating Disorders Association and Anorexia Bulimia Association. Also worked as drama teacher and songwriter. Credited as Jamie-Lynn DiScala for the duration of her marriage, 2003-05.

Awards, Honors:

YoungStar Awards, best young actress in a television drama series, Hollywood Reporter, 1999, 2000, Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding ensemble in a drama series, 2000, Young Artist Award nominations, best young supporting actress in a television drama series, 2000, 2001, ALMA Award nominations, outstanding actress in a television series, American Latin Media Arts Awards, 2001, 2002, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations (with others), outstanding ensemble in a drama series, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, and 2007, all for The Sopranos.


Television Appearances; Series:

Meadow Soprano, The Sopranos, HBO, 1999-2007.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Title role, Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss, USA Network, 2004.

Alexis Manetti, Lovewrecked, ABC Family Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

I Love the '90s: Part Deux, VH1, 2005.

Maggy Rule, The Gathering, Lifetime, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Fake ID Club 2001, MTV, 2001.

Intimate Portrait: Young Hollywood, Lifetime, 2002.

Broadway's Best, Bravo, 2002.

100% NYC: A Concert Celebrating the Tribeca Film Festival, MTV and VH1, 2003.

VH1 Divas, VH1, 2003.

InStyle Greatest Celebrity Weddings, VH1, 2004.

Celebrity Weddings: In Style (also known as In Style: Celebrity Weddings), ABC, 2004.

Presenter, Fashion Rocks, Fox, 2004.

The Sopranos: A Sitdown, HBO, 2007.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1999.

Presenter, The 4th Annual Latin Grammy Awards, CBS, 2003.

Presenter, The 45th Annual Grammy Awards, CBS, 2003.

Presenter, The 60th Annual Tony Awards, CBS, 2006.

The BRICK Awards, CW Network, 2007.

Presenter, The 2007 ESPY Awards, ESPN, 2007.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Meadow Soprano, The Sopranos, HBO, 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Total Request Live (also known as Total Request with Carson Daly and TRL), MTV, 2001.

Celebrity Blackjack, Game Show Network, 2004.

Ro, "Queens for a Day: Parts 1 & 2," Will & Grace, NBC, 2004.

Ms. Fern, "Say What?/Higgly Harmonies," Higglytown Heroes, Disney Channel, 2005.

Herself, "The Orange Bowl," Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica, MTV, 2005.

Punk'd, MTV, 2005.

"Hot to Tot," Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List, Bravo, 2005.

(Uncredited) "Em Algum Lugar do Futuro," Cidade dos Homens, 2005.

In the Mix (also known as In the Cutz), Urban America Network, 2006.

(As Jamie-Lynn Siegler) "Life After …," 20/20 (also known as ABC News 20/20), ABC, 2006.

Ms. Fern, "The Big Pink Elephant Sale," Higglytown Heroes, Disney Channel, 2007.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as Entertainment This Week, E.T., ET Weekend, and This Week in Entertainment), syndicated, 2007.

Television Guest Appearances; Episodic:

The Oprah Winfrey Show (also known as Oprah), syndicated, 2000.

Good Morning America, ABC, 2000, 2002.

The View, ABC, 2000, 2001, 2002.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 2001.

Politically Incorrect (also known as P.I.), ABC, 2001.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2001.

Today (also known as NBC News Today and The Today Show), NBC, 2001.

The Big Breakfast, Channel 4, 2001.

Face to Face with Connie Chung, 2002.

The Early Show, CBS, 2002.

Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2002.

The Caroline Rhea Show, syndicated, 2002.

Late Night with Conan O'Brien, NBC, 2002, 2004, 2006.

The Sharon Osbourne Show (also known as Sharon), syndicated, 2003.

Late Show with David Letterman (also known as The Late Show and Late Show Backstage), CBS, 2003, 2004.

Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show, syndicated, 2004.

On-Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004.

Jimmy Kimmel Live, ABC, 2004, 2006.

Paula Zahn Now, Cable News Network, 2005.

Showbiz Tonight, Cable News Network, 2005.

Guest cohost, The View, ABC, 2007.

Film Appearances:

Young Angie, A Brooklyn State of Mind, Miramax, 1997.

Natalie, Campfire Stories, Velocity Home Entertainment, 2001.

Third sexy woman, Death of a Dynasty, TLA Releasing, 2003.

Amy Baker, Extreme Dating, Franchise Pictures, 2004.

Alli Butterman, Homie Spumoni, R-Caro Productions, 2006.

Cathy, Dark Ride, Lions Gate Films, 2005.

Alexa, Blinders (short film), Dying Art Productions, 2006.

Lynn, New York City Serenade, Archer Entertainment, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Belle, The Beauty and the Beast (musical), Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York City, 2002-2003.

Appeared in productions of Anne Frank, Annie (musical), and The Sound of Music (musical).

Major Tours:

It's a Wonderful Life, U.S. cities, 1993.

Title role, Cinderella, U.S. cities, 2001.



Released the music video "Cry Baby," Edel America, 1998; also appeared in the music video "Through the Rain" by Mariah Carey.


Here to Heaven, Edel America, 2001.



(With Sheryl Berk) Wise Girl: What I've Learned about Life, Love, and Loss, Pocket Books, 2002.



Sigler, Jamie-Lynn, and Sheryl Berk, Wise Girl: What I've Learned about Life, Love, and Loss, Pocket Books, 2002.


Cosmopolitan, October, 2002, p. 118.

People Weekly, April 16, 2001, p. 137; March 16, 2006, p. 81.

Teen People, September, 2002, pp. 152-154.

TV Guide, December 8, 2001, pp. 36-38; March 27, 2004, pp. 38-39; October 8, 2007, p. 70.


Jamie-Lynn Sigler Official Site,, November 15, 2007.