'The Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dies in Italy

Jun 20, 2013, 12:59 IST | IANS

51-year-old actor James Gandolfini, known playing the central character in popular TV series 'The Sopranos', is no more

Gandolfini, who breathed his last Wednesday, is suspected to have died of a heart attack. He was in Italy on a family holiday and was scheduled to attend the Taormina Film Festival, reports thesun.co.uk.

James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini. Pic: AFP

Mourning the actor's death, actor Joseph R. Gannascoli, who played Vito Spatafore in the TV series, said: "He was the most humble and gifted actor and person I have worked with. He was a great man and I will forever be indebted to him."

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