40 Crazy Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of The Sopranos
Corrado Soprano’s nickname came from an interesting place
Corrado a.k.a Junior got that nickname from an unlikely source — his co-star Tony Sirico! Sirico’s wiseguy nickname from his gangster days was “Junior” and that tidbit found its way into the show. Ironically enough, Sirico originally auditioned for the role of Corrado! He didn’t get the role, obviously, but he still made his mark on the character.