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Maid on ‘Sopranos’ Is Assaulted

July 21, 2001

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JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) _ The actress who plays Tony Soprano’s maid on the hit mob drama ``The Sopranos″ was beaten up and tossed down a flight of stairs, police said.

Katalin Pota, who plays Soprano maid Lilliana Wosilius on the HBO show, was beaten around the face, legs and torso before being thrown down the stairs on July 5, police said Friday. Her arm was also broken.

Police arrested Andre Doumler, 40, of Jersey City, on Friday and charged him with aggravated assault.

Doumler, a Russian national, was in custody at the Hudson County Correctional Facility. His arraignment had not yet been scheduled.

An HBO spokeswoman didn’t immediately return a telephone call left after business hours on Friday.

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