James Gandolfini, Emmy winning actor best known for his role as Tony Soprano in “The Soprano” has died, according to reports from Deadline. Gandoflini reportedly suffered a heart attack while in Italy. The Park Ridge, New Jersey native leaves behind a wife, Deborah Lin, a one year old daughter, and a son from a previous marriage.
Gandofini was last seen in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Zero Dark Thirty and Killing Them Softly and was filming another mafia pic, Animal Rescue, with Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace.
R.I.P. Mr. Gandolfini. 51 is too damn young.
Here’s his great appearance in In the Loop.