James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini

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Age
51 (passed away Jun. 19th, 2013)
Birthday
Sep. 18th, 1961
Born in
Westwood, New Jersey, USA
Height
6' 0 1/2

James Gandolfini's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
The Sopranos TV Show
The Sopranos
 

Main Movie Roles

2010 - Welcome to the Rileys
2009 - Where the Wild Things Are
2009 - The Taking of Pelham 123
2009 - In the Loop
2006 - All the King's Men
2006 - Lonely Hearts
2005 - Romance & Cigarettes
2004 - Surviving Christmas
2001 - The Man Who Wasn't There
2001 - The Mexican
2001 - The Last Castle
1999 - 8MM
1998 - A Civil Action
1998 - The Mighty
1998 - Fallen
1997 - Perdita Durango
1997 - She's so Lovely
1996 - The Juror
1995 - Get Shorty
1995 - Crimson Tide
1994 - Terminal Velocity
1993 - True Romance
1993 - Mr. Wonderful
1992 - A Stranger Among Us

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Walter Difideli
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

New Jersey-born James Gandolfini began acting in the New York theater. His Broadway debut was in the 1992 revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire" with Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin. James' breakthrough role was his portrayal of Virgil the hitman in Tony Scott (I)'s True Romance (1993), but the role that brought him worldwide fame and accolades was as complex Mafia boss Tony Soprano in HBO's smash hit series "The Sopranos" (1999). He currently lives in Greenwich Village in New York City.


TRIVIA:
  • Used to bartend in Manhattan during years as struggling actor.
  • Was voted "best-looking" in high school
  • Played 'Aida Turturro' (qv)'s father in _Romance & Cigarettes (2005)_ (qv) and her brother in _"The Sopranos" (1999)_ (qv).
  • Named one of E!'s "top 20 entertainers of 2001."
  • Once worked as a bouncer.
  • In _Crimson Tide (1995)_ (qv) he played an officer on the U.S.S. Alabama. In _True Romance (1993)_ (qv), he beats up a woman named Alabama, played by 'Patricia Arquette' (qv).
  • Has co-starred with 'John Travolta' (qv) in four movies: _Get Shorty (1995)_ (qv), _She's So Lovely (1997)_ (qv), _A Civil Action (1998)_ (qv), and _Lonely Hearts (2006)_ (qv).
  • His sister Johanna is a prominent official with the New Jersey Family Court system.


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