She was also able to complete her high school graduation in 1978.
Later on she joined New York's prestigious American Academy of Dramatic Arts and she graduated from there in 1980.
Besides that, she also worked in TV series like The Sopranos, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Mental and so on.
Sciorra was nominated for Best Female Lead in Independent Spirit Awardfor the 1989 film True Love and came to widespread attention for her co-lead role in Spike Lee's 1991 film Jungle Fever.
After her married life got dissolved in the early 1990s, she lived a single life for several years but with the turn of 2004 she was spotted with Bobby Cannavale having romantic love affairs with him. In 1990, she got her first nomination in Chicago Film Critics Association Awards.
She was nominated in this award that year for Most Promising Actress.
In 2001, she was seen starring the role of Gloria Trillo in the TV series The Sopranos. In 2005, she was seen in the TV series Law & Order: Criminal Intent playing Det. On 31st of December 1989, Annabella got married to Joe Petruzzi.
Her breakthrough role as an actress came in the early 1990s after she portrayed the role of Angie Tucci in an American romance drama film Jungle Fever.
For her role in the film ‘True Love,' she received an Independent Spirit nomination for best Female Leas in the year 1989.
The movie Jungle Fever in 1991 gave her huge recognition and which opened many doors for success.
She has been active as an actress since late 1980s.
In 1988, she appeared in an American-Italian television drama miniseries The Fortunate Pilgrim where she starred as Dr. Some of her featured movies include Internal Affairs, Whispers in the Dark, The Cure, King of the Jungle, Friends and Romans, Back In the Day and much more.