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James Gandolfini, Tony Soprano, Dies at Age 51

James Gandolfini, who starred as Tony Soprano in "The Sopranos," has died at age 51. 

The actor suffered from a fatal heart attack in Italy, and was in the country for the 59th Taormina Film Festival.

Gandolfini was set to attend the events with Italian director Gabriele Muccino.

He won 3 Emmy awards for his role as Tony in the HBO hit.

Most recently, he starred in "Get Shorty," "The Mexican," and "Zero Dark Thirty."

In May, he was reportedly in good spirits and was joking about a "Sopranos" movie. 

He is survived by his wife Deborah Lin and the couple's daughter, who was born in October 2012. He also has a teen son from another marriage. 

Sources: ICYDK


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