James Gandolfini has passed away

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Actor James Gandolfini has died at the age of 51, according to HBO. The Sopranos star was on a vacation in Italy at the time.

Gandolfini shot to fame playing a hitman in 1993 hit True Romance, and quickly became a Hollywood legend when he portrayed Tony Soprano in 1999, for which he won 3 Emmy awards.

Recently, he appeared in political thriller Zero Dark Thirty and magic movie “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.”