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James Gandolfini

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.


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Born:
Sep 18, 1961 In Westwood, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
52
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie La entrega 2014-09-12
Known For
Poster of Not Fade Away
Poster of Violet & Daisy
Poster of Wartorn: 1861-2010
Poster of Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq
Filmography
Movie La entrega Cousin Marv 2014-09-12
Movie Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me Himself 2013-04-09
Movie El increíble Burt Wonderstone Doug Munny 2013-03-14
Movie James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend Himself (archive footage) 2013-12-22
Movie Sobran las palabras Albert 2013-09-18
Movie Nicky Deuce Bobby Eggs 2013-05-27
Movie Not Fade Away Pat Damiano 2012-12-21
Movie La noche más oscura (Zero Dark Thirty) C.I.A. Director 2012-12-19
Movie Mátalos suavemente Mickey 2012-09-20
Movie Violet & Daisy Michael 2011-09-15
Movie Cinema Verite Craig Gilbert 2011-04-23
Movie El extraño Bailey 2011-01-06
Movie Mint Julep Mr. G 2010-05-22
Movie Welcome to the Rileys Doug Riley 2010-10-29
Movie Wartorn: 1861-2010 Himself 2010-11-11
Movie Asalto al tren Pelham 123 Mayor 2009-06-11
Movie In the loop Lt Gen. George Miller 2009-01-22
Movie Donde viven los monstruos Carol (voice) 2009-10-16
Movie Stories USA The Man (segment "Club Soda") 2007-11-10
Movie Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq Himself 2007-09-09
Movie Todos los hombres del rey Tiny Duffy 2006-09-10
Movie Corazones solitarios Charles Hildebrandt 2006-04-30
Movie Romance & Cigarettes Nick Murder 2005-09-13
Movie Almas Perdidas Vincent 2004-11-12
Movie Sobreviviendo a la Navidad Tom Valco 2004-09-21
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie The Mexican Winston Baldry 2001-03-01
Movie El hombre que nunca estuvo allí Big Dave Brewster 2001-10-26
Movie Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music 2001-10-02
Movie La última fortaleza Col. Winter 2001-10-19
Movie Asesinato en 8mm Eddie Poole 1999-02-26
Series Los Soprano Tony Soprano 1999-01-10
Movie Un mundo a su medida Kenny Kane 1998-10-23
Movie A Civil Action (Acción civil) Al Love 1998-03-05
Movie Fallen Lou 1998-01-16
Movie Perdita Durango Willie 'Woody' Dumas 1997-10-31
Movie Atrapada entre dos hombres Kiefer 1997-08-29
Movie Doce hombres sin piedad: Veredicto final Juror 6 1997-08-17
Series Gun 1997-04-12
Series Critics' Choice Movie Awards Himself - Nominee (credit only) 1996-01-10
Movie Coacción a un jurado Eddie 1996-02-02
Movie La noche cae sobre Manhattan Joey Allegretto 1996-10-22
Movie Cómo conquistar Hollywood Bear 1995-10-20
Movie Marea roja Lt. Bobby Dougherty 1995-05-12
Movie The New World Will Caberra 1995-02-22
Movie Velocidad terminal Ben Pinkwater 1994-09-23
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Angie Vinnie 1994-03-04
Movie Un marido para mi mujer Mike 1993-10-15
Movie Money for Nothing Billy Coyle 1993-09-10
Movie Amor a quemarropa Virgil 1993-09-09
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11