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Old 06-19-13, 06:32 PM
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Report: James Gandolfini DIES IN ITALY

James Gandolfini -- who famously played Tony Soprano on "The Sopranos" -- reportedly died earlier today in Italy ... TMZ has learned.

Gandolfini is believed to have suffered a heart attack, this according to Deadline.com. He was 51.

Gandolfini was in Italy to attend the 59th Taormina Film Festival in Sicily -- and he was scheduled to participate in a festival event this weekend with Italian director Gabriele Muccino.

Gandolfini shot to fame playing a hitman in the 1993 hit "True Romance" ... and quickly became a Hollywood legend when he was cast as Tony Soprano in 1999.

He won 3 Emmy awards for the role during the show's 6 season run.

Gandolfini also appeared in a ton of huge movies including "Get Shorty," "The Mexican" and "Zero Dark Thirty."

Gandolfini is survived by his wife Deborah Lin, who gave birth to the couple's daughter in October 2012. He also has a teenage son from a previous marriage.

R.I.P.

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Hoax?

http://en.mediamass.net/people/james...deathhoax.html
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Re: Report: James Gandolfini DIES IN ITALY

Hope this is not true.
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Re: Report: James Gandolfini DIES IN ITALY

Its true... Deadline is reporting as well.

http://www.deadline.com/2013/06/r-i-p-james-gandolfini/
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What?
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Rip
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Wow.
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Well that sucks
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Several other sources also confirming this (Hollywood Reporter, HuffPost, etc.).
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Variety and Hollywood Reporter are posting it too...

I'm extremely sad by this.
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Re: Report: James Gandolfini DIES IN ITALY

Add Variety to the confirmed list
http://variety.com/2013/more/news/ja...51-1200499141/
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It's just a dream sequence!

RIP
Damn...this sucks.
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Fade to black...damn I'm saddened by this.
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My dream of a Sopranos movie was shattered. r.i.p. to the actor behind the greatest television character of all time
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"Remember the good times."
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Originally Posted by atrium View Post
My dream of a Sopranos movie was shattered. r.i.p. to the actor behind the greatest television character of all time
Don't worry. Keifer Sutherland is still around.
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Re: Report: James Gandolfini DIES IN ITALY

From what I can tell all those stories are sourced from Deadline's original story.
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Re: Report: James Gandolfini DIES IN ITALY

Different reports are saying a stroke/heart attack.
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Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by wmansir View Post
From what I can tell all those stories are sourced from Deadline's original story.
HBO and IMDB are confirming it as well. It seems very real
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talented man, taken far too soon.
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Holy crap, this is freakin' unreal. This is the first death of a famous person to totally take me off guard and just floor me. I can't believe it.
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Yeah, this was a punch to the gut.
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Holy crap, this is freakin' unreal. This is the first death of a famous person to totally take me off guard and just floor me. I can't believe it.
It's affected me way more than Michael Jackson's death or anyone's I can think of in probably 20 years...
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This is really upsetting and tragic. What a great talent. RIP. Taken way too soon.

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