'Sopranos' Star James Gandolfini Dead At Age 51

Jun 19, 2013

James Gandolfini attends the World Premiere of two new episodes of HBO's "The Sopranos" Tuesday, March 27, 2007 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
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The New York Daily News is reporting that actor James Gandolfini has died of a massive heart attack at the age of 51.

The New Jersey-born actor is best known for his role as mob boss Tony Soprano on the long running HBO drama The Sopranos, a role that earned him three Emmy awards.

According to reports, the actor was attending a film festival in Italy at the time of his death. He is survived by a wife and two children.