Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Actor James Gandolfini (Tony Soprano) Dead at 51

One of the most recognizable faces on television has passed away. James Gandolfini better known as Tony from HBO's hit series The Sopranos died this morning in Italy. According to sources Gandolfini was there vacationing and planning to attend the 59th Taormina Film Festival in Sicily when he apparently suffered a heart attack.

Celebrities and fans alike have shared their condolences for the loss of an actor who was almost too good in his role on the show. Fans of The Sopranos swore by him and his ability to really make his role as a street boss believable. He won three Emmys for his character on the show. Though we're saying goodbye to him, his career will live on through the show he was hugely responsible for making successful.

Gandolfini was 51 yrs. old, and the new father of a daughter born late last year. He is survived by his her, his wife, and a teenage son. May he rest in love.

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