updated 2 hours 51 minutes ago 2010-10-30T23:08:22 Share Print Font: + - ROSELAND, N.J. Ã¢â‚¬â€ Denise Borino-Quinn, who unexpectedly won a role as a mafia wife on "The Sopranos" after she attended an open casting call, has died. She was 46. The Farmer Funeral Home in Roseland, N.J., said Borino-Quinn died Wednesday after a long battle with liver cancer. Her husband, Luke Quinn Jr., had died in March. A Roseland native who lived in Bordentown, Borino-Quinn had no acting experience when she was hired in 2000 to play Ginny Sacrimoni, the mafia wife with a weight problem. The character quickly became popular with fans and was featured in an October 2002 episode. The character was married to Johnny "sack" Sacrimoni, played by Vincent Curatola. Borino-Quinn had attended the casting call mostly to support a childhood friend and was shocked when she was hired for the HBO show. When she wasn't acting, Borino-Quinn worked at a New Brunswick law firm. According to IMDB.com, the internet movie database, when first selected to appear on "The Sopranos", she was a 38-year-old legal secretary and part-time manicurist in Roseland, New Jersey, living with her parents, Patricia, a recreation coordinator, and Kenneth, an appliance store owner. She was selected from 14,000 actresses at an open audition. Has two younger brothers, Vincent and Chris.