James Gandolfini Dies at Age 51
James Gandolfini has died. The actor best known for his role as Tony Soprano on the HBO series ‘The Sopranos’ suffered an apparent heart attack in Italy according to TMZ. He was 51 years-old.
Gandolfini was in Rome on a family vacation.
The condolences are pouring onto Twitter.
RIP James Gandolfini, one of the truest bosses to ever grace a TV screen.
— Rap Genius (@RapGenius) June 19, 2013
I am so deeply saddened by the untimely passing of sweet James Gandolfini! My heart is broken for his family!! I’m in shock
— christina applegate (@1capplegate) June 19, 2013
I’m truly heartbroken to hear that James Gandolfini has passed away. He is one of my all time favorite actors. Tragic loss.
— Jonah Hill (@JonahHill) June 19, 2013
James Gandolfini RIP. xo
— Johnny Knoxville (@realjknoxville) June 19, 2013
James Gandolfini has died in Italy. Rest in Peace to a wonderful man and actor. You’ll be missed.
— Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) June 19, 2013
Gutted about James Gandolfini. Tragic news, hero.
— Kevin Bridges (@kevinbridges86) June 19, 2013
R.I.P James Gandolfini. One hell of an actor.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) June 19, 2013
I am heartbroken about James Gandolfini. He was a gentle giant and great man. I love this picture, I loved him. pic.twitter.com/Y1wdbeUDfK
— rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) June 19, 2013
RIP James Gandolfini. His performance in the Sopranos changed television and helped to make US cable drama series the new American art form.
— Eddie Marsan (@eddiemarsan) June 20, 2013