James Gandolfini Dead At 51, Suffers Heart Attack In Italy [Twitter Reacts]

James Gandolfini Dead at 51

Extremely sad news to report as James Gandolfini has died. The 51-year-old Soprano’s actor suffered a massive heart attack while in Italy.

Best know for his role as Tony Soprano on HBO’s Soprano’s the actor also had notable roles in True Romance, The Man Who Wasn’t There, and last year’s Killing Them Softly.

Gandolfini is survived by his wife Deborah and two children, a daughter who was born in October 2012 and his teenage son from a previous marriage.

Immediately following James Gandolfini’s death some of Hollywood’s biggest names took to Twitter to mourn James’ death.

Here are some of the message from Gandolfini’s Hollywood friends:


Even funnyman Jonah Hill offered a somber tweet to mourn James Gandolfini’s untimely death:

The typically upbeat and information Twitter account for the Golden Globes also mourned James’ passing. The actor had won three Golden Globes for his turn as Tony Soprano:

Kevin Smith also offered his condolences while highlighting the “perverse pride” James Gandolfini brought to the Garden State:

Many other members of Hollywood elite continue to tweet their condolences and disbelief that James Gandolfini has died at the young age of 51.

Our condolences go out to Gandolfini’s family and friends as they mourn his sudden and tragic loss.

James Kosur

James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at Business2Community.com and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.


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