40 Crazy Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of The Sopranos
Drea de Matteo hated her accent on the show
In order to get cast in the show and seem “more Italian” in Chase’s eyes, she overaccentuated her words in her audition and created Adriana’s voice. Who doesn’t know the iconic way she says “Christopher”?! But, it turns out, the actress hated her accent on the show. She felt that it sounded way too fake and would beg Chase to let her say “Chrissy” instead of her boyfriend’s full name. But, Adriana’s accent and pronunciation of Christopher’s name is one of the most memorable parts of the series. So, it’s no wonder fans still ask her to say “Chris-tuh-fuh” when they see her on the street!