Person Details

Birthday: 1961-09-18 23:41:26

Death: 2013-06-19 23:41:26

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Westwood, New Jersey, USA

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Movie Involvements: 37

TV Involvements: 3


Most Famous Work

Biography

James J. Gandolfini, Jr. (September 18, 1961 - June 19, 2013) was an American actor. He is best known for his role as Tony Soprano in the HBO TV series The Sopranos, about a troubled crime boss struggling to balance his family life and career in the Mafia. For this role, Gandolfini garnered enormous praise, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series three times, along with the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series three times. Gandolfini's other roles include the woman-beating mob henchman Virgil in True Romance, enforcer/stuntman Bear in Get Shorty, Lt. General Miller in In the Loop, and the impulsive Wild Thing Carol in Where the Wild Things Are. In 2007, Gandolfini produced the HBO documentary "Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq" in which he interviewed 10 injured veterans from the Iraq War. In 2010, Gandolfini produced another HBO documentary "Wartorn: 1861-2010" in which Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and its impact on soldiers and families is analyzed throughout several wars in American history from 1861 to 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Gandolfini, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Most Famous Work

The Sopranos
Average
8

The Sopranos

(1999) Tony Soprano
8MM
Average
6

8MM

(1999) Eddie Poole
The Drop
Average
7

The Drop

(2014) Cousin Marv
Where the Wild Things Are
Average
6

Where the Wild Things Are

(2009) Carol (voice)
The Last Boy Scout
Average
7

The Last Boy Scout

(1991) Marcone's Henchman (uncredited)
Zero Dark Thirty
Average
7

Zero Dark Thirty

(2012) C.I.A. Director
True Romance
Average
8

True Romance

(1993) Virgil
The Juror
Average
5

The Juror

(1996) Eddie

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2014 Cousin Marv
2013 Himself (archive footage)
Albert
Bobby Eggs
Himself
Doug Munny
2012 Pat Damiano
C.I.A. Director
Mickey
2011 Michael
Craig Gilbert
Bailey
2010 Himself
Doug Riley
Mr. G
2009 Carol (voice)
Mayor
Lt Gen. George Miller
2007 The Man (segment "Club Soda")
Self
2006 Tiny Duffy
Charles Hildebrandt
2005 Nick Murder
2004 Vincent
Tom Valco
N/A
2001 Big Dave Brewster
Col. Winter
N/A
Winston Baldry
1999 Vincent
Eddie Poole
Tony Soprano
1998 Al Love
Kenny Kane
Lou
1997 Diner Cook #2
Willie 'Woody' Dumas
Kiefer
Juror 6
N/A
1996 Joey Allegretto
Eddie
Himself - Nominee (credit only)
1995 Bear
Lt. Bobby Dougherty
Will Caberra
1994 Ben Pinkwater
N/A
Vinnie
1993 Mike
Billy Coyle
Virgil
Angelo
1992 Anthony Baldessari
1991 Marcone's Henchman (uncredited)
1975 N/A
Don Corleone
Year Character Movie/Tv

Production

Year Role Movie/Tv
2016 Executive Producer
2012 Executive Producer
2010 Executive Producer
2007 Executive Producer
Year Role Movie/Tv

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