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'The Sopranos' Lorraine Bracco Had A 12-Year Romance With Harvey Keitel, But Why They Never Married?

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February 22, 2019 17:09 By Fabiosa

Harvey Keitel is an extremely talented, critically-acclaimed actor. He had been nominated for many awards throughout his long career but his personal life is just as much interesting as the life of people he portrayed on the screen.

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Keitel was married two times in his life and fathered three children from three different women. Before meeting his current partner, Daphna Kastner, he was in a 12-year long affair with Lorraine Bracco yet they never married. Why did their relationship end?

A complicated affair

Keitel met Bracco in 1983 in the city of love – Paris. Their passionate romance blossomed very quickly and within a few months, the pair moved in together, sharing a flat in New York.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Lorraine remembers how she first laid eyes on Harvey, sharing that he instantly captured her attention and her heart. She commented:

He was very intense. I was seduced.

Three years after their meeting, the couple welcomed a child together, daughter Stella. But as Bracco’s career started to grow, her relationship began to rotten. Keitel, who was often in a bad mood, would disappear for days without an explanation.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Later, the actress found out that he had drug problems. She begged him to stop and he promised he would, but that was only words. Eventually, their rocky relationship ended with a bitter custody battle over their daughter, which led Bracco to depression and loss in job opportunities.

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Now Stella has grown up into a gorgeous woman and she followed her famous parents’ footsteps.

Her most known roles were in the cinema hits Goodfellas and Bad Lieutenant where she starred alongside her father.

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