James Gandolfini Biography

James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr. was an American actor and producer.

Gandolfini was best known for his role as Tony Soprano, an American Mafia boss in the HBO series The Sopranos. He garnered enormous praise for this performance, winning three Emmy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and one Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. His other notable roles included woman-beating mob henchman Virgil in True Romance, enforcer and stuntman Bear in Get Shorty, and impulsive "Wild Thing" Carol in Where the Wild Things Are.

After finishing The Sopranos, Gandolfini produced the documentary Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq, in which he interviewed injured Iraq War veterans. His second documentary, Wartorn: 1861–2010, analyzed the impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on soldiers and families throughout several wars in American history from 1861 to 2010. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
James Gandolfini
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Actor, Television producer, Film Producer
Ethnicity:
Italian American
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
September 18, 1961
Astrological Sign:
Virgo
Date of Death:
June 19, 2013
Age at Death:
51
Cause of Death:
Myocardial infarction
Marriages
  • 2008-08-30
    "The Sopranos" actor James Gandolfini (46) weds former model Deborah Lin (40) at Central Union Church in Honolulu, Hawaii
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