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James Gandolfini: ‘Sopranos’ star suffers massive heart attack in Italy

James Gandolfini: ‘Sopranos’ star suffers massive heart attack in Italy

Blog : June 19th, 2013
Actor James Gandolfini is dead at 51. A source tells the Daily News he suffered a massive heart attack in Italy.
James Gandolfini, the New Jersey-bred actor who delighted audiences as mob boss Tony Soprano in “The Sopranos” has died following a massive heart attack in Italy, according to his managers and HBO, broadcasters of the popular series.
“Everyone is in tears,” the source close to the 51-year-old TV tough guy said.
Tony Gandolfini will be forever known for his portrayal of mob boss Tony Soprano on the seminal HBO series The Sopranos, which won him three Emmy Awards.
This is a tremendous loss.” Via Grey, the executive producer and Chase the creator of The Sopranos.) 
It is with immense sorrow that we report our client James Gandolfini passed away today while on holiday in Rome, Italy,’ said his managers Mark Armstrong and Nancy Sanders. ”Our hearts are shattered and we will miss him deeply. He and his family were part of our family for many years and we are all grieving.” 
And HBO released this 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.”
RIP
The Sopranos
VIDEO: The Sopranos Final Episode: youtu.be/rnT7nYbCSvM

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