This photo, supplied by HBO, shows actors Tony Sirico,left, James Gandolfini,center, and Steven Van Zandt, in a 2000 season episode of the HBO cable television series, "The Sopranos." The mob series that went to its grave with a shockingly inconclusive finale this year, found a happy ending Thursday, July 19, 2007, with 15 Emmy nominations including for best drama.
Gallery: Actor James Gandolfini dies at 51
Jun. 19, 2013 @ 09:50 PM
James Gandolfini, whose portrayal of a brutal, emotionally delicate mob boss in HBO’s “The Sopranos” helped create one of TV’s greatest drama series and turned the mobster stereotype on its head, died Wednesday in Italy. He was 51.