Wednesday, June 19, 2013

James Gandolfini dead at 51

From ew, Actor James Gandolfini, best known for playing Tony Soprano on the Emmy-winning seriesThe Sopranos, has passed away after suffering a heart attack. He was 51.
HBO said in a 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.”
The actor was on vacation in Rome, Italy at the time, a statement from his managers added.
The three-time Emmy winner, who most recently appeared in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone and Zero Dark Thirty, was set to star in upcoming HBO series Criminal Justice. 


DCD said...

Oh my god, I can't believe it! Fuck, that's awful.

Octopunk said...

Yeah, that totally sucks. Way, way too young.

AC said...

wah. :(

Catfreeek said...

I wonder if he thought he was having a panic attack? I know, bad joke.