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James Gandolfini (aka Tony Soprano) has died


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#1 OFFLINE   Mark Holtz

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 05:32 PM

According to Deadline Hollywood, James Gandolfini has passed away of a sudden heart attack at age 53. 


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#2 OFFLINE   Tom Robertson

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 05:43 PM

He's listed as age 51 at TMZ and Deadline Hollywood.

 

CNN is showing this as breaking news, so I'm more inclined to, sadly, believe this story.

 

RIP, James. 

 

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 05:48 PM

He's listed as age 51 at TMZ and Deadline Hollywood.

 

CNN is showing this as breaking news, so I'm more inclined to, sadly, believe this story.

 

RIP, James. 

 

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MSN has it listed as breaking news and stated that it is being reported by HBO.

http://news.msn.com/...y-media-reports

 

RIP, you will be missed.


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Posted 19 June 2013 - 05:50 PM

Man, that s*cks.
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Posted 19 June 2013 - 05:57 PM

RIP James.You will be missed greatly  :  (


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Posted 19 June 2013 - 06:13 PM

Wow...this one is a shocker.


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Posted 19 June 2013 - 06:14 PM

Damn shame. 



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Posted 19 June 2013 - 06:53 PM

A big loss. A pretty unique actor. RIP, JG. 


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Posted 19 June 2013 - 07:00 PM

not sure what is going on, but as of late these famous people are dying "all of a sudden"
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Posted 20 June 2013 - 03:13 AM

The good ones always die young. R.I.P. James.


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Posted 20 June 2013 - 04:56 AM

There was something about his personality that pulled us in and gave hope to we men who do not look like Brad Pitt. He will be missed.

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Posted 20 June 2013 - 05:56 AM

Great pic of him in the New York Times obit. RIP, James.

 

http://www.nytimes.c...51.html?hp&_r=0


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Posted 20 June 2013 - 09:30 AM

This is exactly why I lost weight and started eating better. Sad deal and totally preventable.



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Posted 20 June 2013 - 09:33 AM

he had a young child and a new hbo series. too young to die.



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Posted 20 June 2013 - 10:30 PM

I'm not one inclined to watch dramas, but along came "The Sopranos" and I was hooked! My subscriptions to HBO could be timed to when a new season debuted. Thanks so much James for portraying such an enduring character on an enduring series. RIP.


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 04:26 AM

I think Gandolfini was the primary reason for me changing some of my viewing habits.  I never liked "mob dramas".  But his portrayal of Tony Soprano (to say nothing of the writing staff that gave him the opportunity to excel) convinced me that there could be shows with subject matter that might ordinarily turn me off that I would end up enjoying.  (Downton Abbey comes to mind for a recent show)



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Posted 21 June 2013 - 10:26 AM

not sure what is going on, but as of late these famous people are dying "all of a sudden"


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Posted 21 June 2013 - 10:28 AM

I like the man, but that's life. RIP.


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