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Liabilities: He's probably kind of a tough sell to insurers, given that, uh...well, he's old, okay? Current approximate level of fame: Hector Elizondo Deserved approximate level of fame, post-Sopranos: Hume Cronyn Name: Jamie-Lynn DiScala (b. Jamie-Lynn Sigler) Age: 25 Occupation: Actor, irritant Non-Sopranos Experience: 8 movies; one failed marriage Assessment: For a long time, we thought that the only way a character could be as annoying as Meadow Soprano is if the actor who portrayed her was acutely conscious of her shortcomings and was playing them, to some degree, for laughs. But the more we learn about Jamie-Lynn DiScala, the less we buy Meadow as an example of note-perfect satire. She does appear to be attentive about staying in the public eye -- why else would anyone willingly appear as herself on the erstwhile Tommy Hilfiger reality show The Cut? But other than her role as Heidi Fleiss in a TV movie, DiScala's main non-Sopranos fame-bolstering efforts seem to involve getting photographed at parties and participating in Celebrity Blackjack. Assets: Makes a decent anti-eating disorders spokeswoman. Liabilities: Marrying the kind of guy who's going to hang out with Nick Lachey and follow you with Haylie Duff is going to continue lowering your worth even after you've split up. Current approximate level of fame: Emma Roberts Deserved approximate level of fame, post-Sopranos: Shannon Elizabeth Name: Edie Falco (b. Edith Falco) Age: 43 Occupation: Actor; award winner Non-Sopranos Experience: 35 movies; 3 TV series Assessment: You have to love Edie Falco. No -- you have to. We don't know anyone who doesn't. She's an amazingly talented character actor; rather than resting on her many awards for playing Carmela Soprano, she still challenges herself in films and on Broadway; she's survived cancer; she hosts Independent Lens; she's in the John Sayles posse...we could go on. Falco is a performer of amazing subtlety and range, and the one reason we're most excited to see the end of The Sopranos is so we can see how much more she can do. Assets: If you don't like her as Carmela, you can always check out any other role she's ever done; they're all completely distinct and different from one another. Liabilities: Having a greater interest in making interesting movies may keep her from appearing in big-ass blockbusters? ...We're out.