James Gandolfini (1961–2013)


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James Gandolfini was born in Westwood, New Jersey, to Santa (Penna), a high school lunchlady, and James Joseph Gandolfini, Sr., a bricklayer and head school janitor. His parents were both of Italian origin. Gandolfini began acting in the New York theater. His Broadway debut was in the 1992 revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire" with Jessica Lange ... See full bio »

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(age 51) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 21 wins & 52 nominations. See more awards »

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The Sopranos Tony Soprano
(1999-2007)
Enough Said Albert
(2013)
The Mexican Winston Baldry
(2001)
(2012)

Filmography

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 2016 The Night Of (TV Mini-Series)
Jack Stone
- Unaired 2013 Pilot (2016) ... Jack Stone
 2014 The Drop
Cousin Marv
 2013 Enough Said
Albert
 2013 Nicky Deuce (TV Movie)
Bobby Eggs
 2012 Zero Dark Thirty
C.I.A. Director
 2012 Not Fade Away
Pat
 2012 Killing Them Softly
Mickey
 2011 Violet & Daisy
The Guy
 2011 Cinema Verite (TV Movie)
Craig Gilbert
 2011 Down the Shore
Bailey Euler
 2010 Mint Julep
Mr. G
 2010 Welcome to the Rileys
Doug Riley
 2009 Where the Wild Things Are
Carol (voice)
 2009 In the Loop
Lt. Gen. George Miller
 2007 Stories USA
The Man (segment "Club Soda")
 1999-2007 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Tony Soprano
- Made in America (2007) ... Tony Soprano
- The Blue Comet (2007) ... Tony Soprano
- The Second Coming (2007) ... Tony Soprano
- Kennedy and Heidi (2007) ... Tony Soprano
- Walk Like a Man (2007) ... Tony Soprano
 2006 The Sopranos: Road to Respect (Video Game)
Tony Soprano (voice)
 2006 Club Soda (Short)
The Man
 2006 All the King's Men
Tiny Duffy
 2006 Lonely Hearts
Det. Charles Hilderbrandt
 2005 Romance & Cigarettes
Nick Murder
 2004 Surviving Christmas
Tom Valco
 2001 The Last Castle
Col. Winter
 2001 The Man Who Wasn't There
Big Dave Brewster
 2001 The Mexican
Winston Baldry
 1999 A Whole New Day (Short)
Vincent
 1999 8MM
Eddie Poole
 1998 A Civil Action
Al Love
 1998 The Mighty
Kenny Kane
 1998 Fallen
Lou
 1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Diner Cook #2 (uncredited)
 1997 Dance with the Devil
Dumas
 1997 12 Angry Men (TV Movie)
Juror #6
 1997 She's So Lovely
Kiefer
 1997 Gun (TV Series)
Walter Difideli
- Columbus Day (1997) ... Walter Difideli
 1996 Night Falls on Manhattan
Joey Allegretto
 1996 The Juror
Eddie
 1995 Get Shorty
Bear
 1995 Crimson Tide
Lt. Bobby Dougherty
 1995 Le nouveau monde
Will Caberra
 1994 Terminal Velocity
Ben Pinkwater
 1994 Angie
Vinnie
 1993 Italian Movie
Angelo
 1993 Mr. Wonderful
Mike
 1993 True Romance
Virgil
 1993 Money for Nothing
Billy Coyle
 1992 A Stranger Among Us
Tony Baldessari
 1991 The Last Boy Scout
Marcones Henchman (uncredited)
 1987 Shock! Shock! Shock!
Orderly (as Jim Gandolfini)
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Other Works:

(4/5/11-5/29/11) Stage: Appeared in Christopher Hampton's translation of Yasmina Reza's play, "God of Carnage," in a West Coast premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, with Jeff Daniels, Hope Davis and Marcia Gay Harden in the cast. Matthew Warchus was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 18 Articles | 10 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Jim Gandolfini | Jim

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on The Sopranos (1999) project] I read it. I liked it. I thought it was good. But I thought they would have to hire some good-looking guy, not George Clooney but some Italian George Clooney, and that would be that. But they called me and they said can I meet David Chase for breakfast at nine a.m. At the time, I was younger and I stayed out late a lot, and I was like, "Oh, for fuck's sake. This ... See more »

Trivia:

Although he often played thuggish or brute characters, he was actually somewhat of a pacifist off-stage; he had reservations about continuing his production contract as Tony Soprano in The Sopranos (1999) due to the series violent content and stereotype of Italian-Americans. See more »

Trademark:

Nasal New Jersey accent that grew deeper over the years See more »

Nickname:

Jimmy See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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