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  • 'The Sopranos' lifted HBO and the TV industry to new heights

    'The Sopranos' lifted HBO and the TV industry to new heights
    Tony Soprano may not have put HBO on the map, but he sure made its address famous. The portrayal of the conflicted mob boss by James Gandolfini, who died unexpectedly Wednesday, lifted HBO and indeed the entire television industry to new creative...
  • James Gandolfini dead at 51: Recalling 10 of his most memorable roles

    James Gandolfini dead at 51: Recalling 10 of his most memorable roles
    James Gandolfini's untimely death at the age of 51 was as shocking as the abrupt cut-to-black conclusion of his most famous series, "The Sopranos." Although most people became familiar with the imposing-looking Italian American actor after seeing him...
  • James Gandolfini Dead at 51

    James Gandolfini, who won three Emmys for his portrayal of flawed antihero and conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano in "The Sopranos," died in Italy at the age of 51 of a possible heart attack. HBO reps confirmed his death on Wednesday. According to the...
  • James Gandolfini: Nothing like Tony Soprano

    James Gandolfini: Nothing like Tony Soprano
    UPDATED: James Gandolfini did boorish bravura brilliantly and transformed mob boss Tony Soprano into one of TV's greatest characters. His death of cardiac arrest Wednesday while on vacation in Rome was tragic. At 51, Gandolfini had so many other...
  • James Gandolfini dies; brought swagger, genius to 'The Sopranos'

    James Gandolfini dies; brought swagger, genius to 'The Sopranos'
    James Gandolfini, 51, who swaggered his way to fame as the murderous, clinically depressed mob boss on HBO's groundbreaking drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday on vacation in Rome, Italy. The cause of death was not immediately known but was initially...
  • James Gandolfini's Unlikely Stardom, and the Role of a Lifetime

    In a different, pre-HBO world, James Gandolfini the TV star never would have happened. Fox wanted Anthony LaPaglia for the lead role when they were developing "The Sopranos," and it's hard to imagine a major network having gone with a guy of Gandolfini'...
  • RIP James Gandolfini. Will 'World War Z' rise?

    RIP James Gandolfini. Will 'World War Z' rise?
    After the coffee. Before remembering how fleeting life can be. The Skinny: Very sad about James Gandolfini. I only met him once, and it wasn't on duty. I used to hang out in a little bar in Chelsea that "Sopranos" costar Michael Imperioli owned, and...
  • James Gandolfini dies: 'The Sopranos' tops Amazon's bestsellers list

    James Gandolfini dies: 'The Sopranos' tops Amazon's bestsellers list
    “All due respect, you got no [...] idea what it’s like to be Number One.” -- Tony Soprano. In the wake of James Gandolfini's death, fans of his work pulled out their credit cards to have his iconic character, Tony Soprano, accessible...
  • A Loss In The Family — James Gandolfini

    A Loss In The Family — James Gandolfini
    Losing James Gandolfini, star of "The Sopranos," is like losing a favorite cousin. The sense of shock and grief over his unexpected and sudden death Wednesday has people talking, writing and — yes — grieving. This is more than the ordinary...
  • James Gandolfini: A gut reaction to his on-screen style

    James Gandolfini: A gut reaction to his on-screen style
    One thing should be dispensed with up front: James Gandolfini, who shuffled off this mortal coil Wednesday at age 51, was not a style icon — nor was his most memorable character, Tony Soprano. But if one speed-clicks through stills and screen-...
  • James Gandolfini's Tony Soprano was a cultural sensation

    James Gandolfini's Tony Soprano was a cultural sensation
    Alongside Mr. Spock, Archie Bunker and the Fonz, James Gandolfini's Tony Soprano has been absorbed wholesale into the American psyche to rank as one of TV's most indelible icons. In every sense of the term, Gandolfini's mob boss was larger than life:...
  • 'Sopranos' Sales Soar on Amazon, iTunes After James Gandolfini Death

    Sales of full seasons of HBO's "The Sopranos" on Amazon.com and Apple's iTunes shot up Thursday following the news that series star James Gandolfini had died in Italy. Amazon lists the 30-disc DVD box set of the complete series of "The Sopranos" as the...