Mostly Credited As: James Gandolfini
Birth Name: James Joseph Gandolfini Jr.
Date Of Birth: September 18, 1961 (Age 51)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: Westwood, New Jersey
Date Of Death: June 19, 2013
Height: 6' 0 ½" (1.84 m)
Born in september 18, 1961 Westwood, New Jersey and graduated from the Rutgers University. Once bouncer at a nightclub and went to acting class in the late 80's.
Gandolfini made both his Broadway as his big-screen debut in 1992. On stage with "A streetcar named Desire" among Alec Baldwin, Jessica Lange and Amy Madigan. On screen besides Melanie Grifftih in "A stranger among us" directed by Sidney Lumet.
Won diverse awards like a Golden Globe Award and several Emmy Awards for his leading mobster role "Tony Soprano" in "The Sopranos".
Played several roles on screen among with great actors:
Patricia Arquette, Cate Blanchet, Steve Buscemi, Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Benicio Del Toro, Danny DeVito, Andy Garcia, Gene Hackman, Salma Hayek, Anthony Hopkins, Dennis Hopper, Samual L. Jackson, Joaquin Phoenix, Brad Pitt, Jude Law, Val Kilmer, Michael Madson, Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Penn, Robert Redford, Julia Roberts, Rene Russo, Susan Sarandon, Charlie Sheen, Christian Slater, Billy Bob Thornton, John Travolta, Christopher Walken, Denzel Washington, Kate Winslet