James Gandolfini, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

James Gandolfini

American actor

Date of Birth: 18-Sep-1961

Place of Birth: Westwood, New Jersey, United States

Date of Death: 19-Jun-2013

Profession: actor, television actor

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About James Gandolfini

  • James Joseph Gandolfini Jr.
  • (Italian: [gandol'fi?ni]; September 18, 1961 – June 19, 2013) was an American actor and producer best known for his role as Tony Soprano, the Italian-American crime boss in HBO's television series The Sopranos.
  • He won three Emmy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and one Golden Globe Award.
  • Gandolfini's performance as Tony Soprano is widely regarded as among the greatest performances in television history.His notable film roles include mob henchman Virgil in True Romance (1993), Lt.
  • Bobby Dougherty in Crimson Tide (1995), Colonel Winter in The Last Castle (2001) and Mayor of New York in The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009).
  • Other roles are enforcer and stuntman Bear in Get Shorty (1995) and impulsive "Wild Thing" Carol in Where the Wild Things Are (2010).
  • For his performance as Albert in Enough Said (2013), Gandolfini posthumously received much critical praise and several accolades, including a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination and the Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2007, Gandolfini produced Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq, a documentary in which he interviewed injured Iraq War veterans and in 2010, Wartorn: 1861–2010 examining the impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on soldiers and families throughout several wars in U.S.
  • history from 1861 to 2010.

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