Emmy Award-winning actor, James Gandolfini, also known for his roll on HBO’s The Sopranos, died in Italy after suffered a sudden heart attack while he was on vacation on Wednesday, June 19. He was 51.
“We’re all in shock and feeling immeasurable sadness at the loss of a beloved member of our family,” HBO said in a statement. “He was a special man, a great talent, but more importantly a gentle and loving person who treated everyone, no matter their title or position, with equal respect.”
“Our hearts go out to his wife and children during this terrible time. He will be deeply missed by all of us.”