News

R.I.P. Actor James Gandolfini, Dead at 51

Source:   Various Sources
June 19, 2013


Shocking breaking news coming over the wires right now that actor James Gandolfini, best known for his portrayal of Tony Soprano on HBO's popular hit show "The Sopranos," has passed away suddenly while in Italy after suffering from a heart attack.

A New Jersey-born character actor who transformed himself into a great actor through his work with David Chase on "The Sopranos" between 1999 and 2007, Gandolfini received three Primetime Emmys as well as a Golden Globe for his portrayal of the popular New Jersey gangster.

Last year, Gandolfini appeared in three very different movies in very different roles, David Chase's Not Fade Away, Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty and Andrew Dominik's Killing Them Softly. He had just finished filming scenes for Animal Rescue in New York as well as the new movie from indie vet Nicole Holofcener.

HBO released the following statement: "We're all in shock and feeling immeasurable sadness at the loss of a beloved member of our family. He was special man, a great talent, but more importantly a gentle and loving person who treated everyone no matter their title or position with equal respect. He touched so many of us over the years with his humor, his warmth and his humility. Our hearts go out to his wife and children during this terrible time. He will be deeply missed by all of us."

(Photo Credit: Alberto Reyes/WENN.com)


| 0 comments | Add a comment

From Around the Web

comments powered by Disqus
Latest Headlines:

Roberto Orci Drops Out of Power Rangers Reboot
Matt Damon May Star in Legendary Pictures' The Great Wall
The New Red Band Trailer for The Interview, Starring James Franco and Seth Rogen!
Screen Gems Takes on Mike Scannell's Scarecrow
The Star Wars News Roundup - 9.19.14
Justified's Final Season Adds Sam Elliott and Garret Dillahunt
Amber Heard the Latest to Join Magic Mike XXL
Mattel to Bring Ever After High to the Big Screen
David Fincher's Gone Girl Debuts a New TV Spot
Explore the World of The Boxtrolls with a New Clip and Featurette
Dimension Films Reshuffling Release Dates for Demonic and Amityville
Two More TV Spots for The CW's The Flash Race In
Saving a City Takes a Toll on the Latest Poster for Arrow Season Three
Hunt or Be Hunted in the Latest TV Spot for The Walking Dead
FOX Reveals Six Clips from Gotham's Pilot Episode
Check Out the Official Poster for Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season Two
Angelina Jolie Finds Another Directing Project in Ivory Poacher Tale, Africa
End of Watch Director David Ayer Circling Suicide Squad Movie!

Follow ComingSoon.net on Twitter
MOST ACTIVE
From our partners