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.
James Gandolfini, right, a cast member in the HBO film "Cinema Verite," takes part in a panel discussion along with, from left, fellow cast member Diane Lane and co-directors Shari Springer Berman and Bob Pulchini during the HBO Television Critics Association winter press tour in Pasadena, Calif., Friday, Jan. 7, 2011.