James J. Gandolfini, Jr. is 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 both the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and 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...
|Birthdate:||September 18, 1961|
|Birthplace:||Westwood, New Jersey|
|Date of death:||June 19, 2013|
|Education:||Rutgers University, Park Ridge High School|
|Also known as:||James J. Gandolfini Jr., Jim, James J. Gandolfini Junior|