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James Gandolfini

James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr. (born September 18, 1961) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Tony Soprano in The Sopranos, about a troubled crime boss struggling to balance his family life and career in the Mafia. For this role, Gandolfini garnered enormous praise, winning both the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series three times. Gandolfini's other roles include the woman-beating mob henchman Virgil in True Romance, enforcer/stuntman Bear in Get Shorty, Lt. General Miller in In the Loop, and the impulsive Wild Thing Carol in Where the Wild Things Are. In 2007, Gandolfini produced the documentary Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq, in which he interviewed 10 injured Iraq War veterans. In 2010, Gandolfini produced another documentary, Wartorn: 1861-2010, in which posttraumatic stress disorder and its impact on soldiers and families is analyzed throughout several wars in American history, from 1861 to 2010. Gandolfini was born in Westwood New Jersey. His mother, Santa, a high school lunch lady, was born in the U.S. and raised in Naples, Italy. His

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James Gandolfini -- Rolex Theft a Total 'Sopranos' Deja Vu

James Gandolfini
Rolex Theft a Total 'Sopranos' Deja Vu

There's an eerie 'Sopranos' coincidence surrounding James Gandolfini and the paramedic on trial for stealing his Rolex the day he died.  The paramedic, whose trial started Monday in… READ MORE >

James Gandolfini -- Paramedic Trial Begins ... Allegedly Stole Rolex As Actor Died

James Gandolfini
Paramedic Trial Begins ... Allegedly Stole Rolex As Actor Died

One of the paramedics who rushed to James Gandolfini as he was dying in Rome, stole his $3,000 watch ... according to prosecutors. Claudio Bevilacqua's trial started Monday in Rome. It's still… READ MORE >

- 7 days ago
Michael Gandolfini -- I Haven't Finished Watching 'The Sopranos'

Michael Gandolfini
I Haven't Finished Watching 'The Sopranos'

James Gandolfini's son was too young to watch "The Sopranos" while it was on, but even though he's now a mature 14 ... he hasn't finished the series.Michael Gandolfini told our photog he… READ MORE >

- 622 days ago
Emmy B.S. -- Honor and Drug Addict, Diss a TV Legend

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Honor a Drug Addict Diss a TV Legend

The suits who run the Emmys had to make a hard choice in deciding which dead actor to honor-- a TV icon who has won multiple Emmys, or a young actor with no Emmys who is now as famous for being a… READ MORE >

- 975 days ago
James Gandolfini -- What Kind Of a SCUMBAG Would Jack His Rolex?!?

James Gandolfini
What Kind of a SCUMBAG Would Jack His Rolex??

And now ... a verse from our song about the worthless piece of garbage who stole James Gandolfini's Rolex:We hope you burn in hell ... You gutter punk slime. We hope your eyeballs melt ... So you… READ MORE >

- 1020 days ago
James Gandolfini -- Theft Victim in Death ... Rolex Submariner M.I.A.

James Gandolfini
Rolex Theft Victim in Death

James Gandolfini suffered an indignity after he died in Rome -- someone apparently stole his expensive Rolex watch within hours after he died ... TMZ has learned. We've obtained an insurance… READ MORE >

- 1021 days ago
James Gandolfini -- 'Sopranos' Stars Flock to Funeral

James Gandolfini
'Sopranos' Stars Flock to Funeral

Family is forever ... "The Sopranos" cast has just arrived in full force for James Gandolfini's funeral today at a church in New York.Among the stars ... Vincent Pastore (Big Pussy), Lorraine… READ MORE >

- 1062 days ago
James Gandolfini -- Actor's Body Returned Home to New Jersey

James Gandolfini
Actor's Body Returned Home to New Jersey

James Gandolfini's body has arrived in New Jersey via private jet, TMZ has learned. The actor's body was flown in via Signature Airlines from Rome -- where James died earlier this week. The plane… READ MORE >

- 1066 days ago
James Gandolfini -- Remains Headed Home Soon

James Gandolfini
Remains Headed Home Tomorrow

The remains of James Gandolfini may be flown to his homeland Monday ... and it's no small feat.A family spokesperson says, "The provisional plan is to depart Rome tomorrow afternoon and arrive in… READ MORE >

- 1066 days ago
James Gandolfini -- Death Suite Rented Out to NY Governor's GF

James Gandolfini
Death Suite Rented Out to NY Governor's GF

Business is business when it comes to the Italians and with James Gandolfini's body still warm, the hotel he died in has already rented out his room ... to none other than NY Governor Andrew… READ MORE >

- 1067 days ago

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