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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:
51
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie The Drop 2014-09-12
Known For
Poster of The Drop
Poster of James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend
Poster of The Tony Danza Show
Poster of Critics' Choice Movie Awards
Filmography
Movie The Drop Cousin Marv 2014-09-12
Movie The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Doug Munny 2013-03-14
Movie Nicky Deuce Bobby Eggs 2013-05-27
Movie Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me Himself 2013-04-09
Movie James Gandolfini: Tribute To A Friend Himself (archive footage) 2013-12-22
Movie Enough Said Albert 2013-09-18
Movie Killing Them Softly Mickey 2012-09-20
Movie Not Fade Away Pat Damiano 2012-12-21
Movie Zero Dark Thirty C.I.A. Director 2012-12-19
Movie Cinema Verite Craig Gilbert 2011-04-23
Movie Down the Shore Bailey 2011-01-06
Movie Violet & Daisy Michael 2011-09-15
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 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Mayor 2009-06-11
Movie In the Loop Lt Gen. George Miller 2009-01-22
Movie Where the Wild Things Are Carol (voice) 2009-10-16
Movie Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq Himself 2007-09-09
Movie Stories USA The Man (segment "Club Soda") 2007-11-10
Movie Lonely Hearts Charles Hildebrandt 2006-04-30
Movie All the King's Men Tiny Duffy 2006-09-10
Movie Romance & Cigarettes Nick Murder 2005-09-13
Movie Surviving Christmas Tom Valco 2004-09-21
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Stories of Lost Souls Vincent 2004-11-12
Movie The Mexican Winston Baldry 2001-03-01
Movie The Man Who Wasn't There Big Dave Brewster 2001-05-13
Movie Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music 2001-10-02
Movie The Last Castle Col. Winter 2001-10-19
Series The Sopranos Tony Soprano 1999-01-10
Movie 8MM Eddie Poole 1999-02-26
Movie Fallen Lou 1998-01-16
Movie A Civil Action Al Love 1998-03-05
Movie The Mighty Kenny Kane 1998-10-23
Series Gun 1997-04-12
Movie 12 Angry Men Juror 6 1997-08-17
Movie She's So Lovely Kiefer 1997-08-29
Movie Dance with the Devil Willie 'Woody' Dumas 1997-10-31
Series Critics' Choice Movie Awards Himself - Nominee (credit only) 1996-01-10
Movie Night Falls on Manhattan Joey Allegretto 1996-10-22
Movie The Juror Eddie 1996-02-02
Movie The New World Will Caberra 1995-02-22
Movie Crimson Tide Lt. Bobby Dougherty 1995-05-12
Movie Get Shorty Bear 1995-10-20
Series Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-01
Movie Angie Vinnie 1994-03-04
Movie Terminal Velocity Ben Pinkwater 1994-09-23
Movie True Romance Virgil 1993-09-09
Movie Money for Nothing Billy Coyle 1993-09-10
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11