Jun 19, 2013
James Gandolfini won multiple Emmy awards and Screen Actors Guild awards for his portrayal of New Jersey mafia boss Tony Soprano from 1999 to 2007.
A television, film and Broadway actor, James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr. was born on September 18, 1961 in Westwood, New Jersey. Now Tony Soprano dies along with the Hollywod actor who made him a global icon.
James Gandolfini's cause of death was coronary heart failure while preparing for a film festival in Sicily, according to doctors who pronounced the actor dead in Italy. A full autopsy and toxicology report are pending.
Gandolfini is survived by wife Deborah Lin Gandolfini, son Michael and daughter Liliana, along with countless friends and fans who mourn the death of James Gandolfini.
James Gandolfini 1961-2013