'Sopranos' Star James Gandolfini Dies at 51 - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe News Weather, Video -

'Sopranos' Star James Gandolfini Dies at 51

Posted: Updated:

HBO and James Gandolfini's managers say the actor famous for his role in "The Sopranos" has died in Italy. 
 
The cable channel, and managers Mark Armstrong and Nancy Sanders, say the 51-year-old Gandolfini died Wednesday while on holiday in Rome. 

HBO released a statement- calling the actor a great talent and a gentle and loving person.

His managers said "our hearts are shattered and we will miss him deeply."
  
Gandolfini played conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano in the groundbreaking HBO series that aired from 1999 to 2007. 
 
His film credits included "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Killing Them Softly," and he appeared in the Broadway production "God of Carnage." 

  • Today's Top StoriesMore>>

  • Reno Mayoral Candidate Tony Perry Dies at 48

    Reno Mayoral Candidate Tony Perry Dies at 48

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:18:12 GMT
    A representative with Washoe County tells Channel 2 News that Reno mayoral candidate Tony Perry (also known as Tony Perri) died Monday night at the age of 48.More >>
    A representative with Washoe County tells Channel 2 News that Reno mayoral candidate Tony Perry (also known as Tony Perri) died Monday night at the age of 48.More >>
  • West, Texas Mayor Reflects on Year Since Deadly Blast

    West, Texas Mayor Reflects on Year Since Deadly Blast

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:17:47 GMT
    Thursday will mark one year since a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people and crippled the town of West, Texas. It's been a painful recovery, but the town's mayor is optimistic about the rebuilding efforts.More >>
    Thursday will mark one year since a fertilizer plant explosion killed 15 people and crippled the town of West, Texas. It's been a painful recovery, but the town's mayor is optimistic about the rebuilding efforts.More >>
  • Nevada Health Statistics Portal Launched

    Nevada Health Statistics Portal Launched

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-04-16 19:04:28 GMT
    The new site is available to anyone seeking statistics on public health topics in Nevada and offers readily available and easily accessible information related to birth, death, and demographic statistics.More >>
    The new site is available to anyone seeking statistics on public health topics in Nevada and offers readily available and easily accessible information related to birth, death, and demographic statistics.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.