The actor James Gandolfini, best known for his iconic portrayal of troubled mobster Tony Soprano, has died aged 51. He suffered a suspected heart attack on Wednesday while on holiday in Rome.
Tributes poured in from Hollywood and beyond for the actor who brought to vivid life the conflicted crime boss at the heart of The Sopranos, perhaps the most acclaimed small-screen series of all time. His performance helped to usher in a golden age of cable television drama, and cemented the HBO channel’s name as a byword for quality.
Here are some of his finest moments in videos:
James Gandolfini in a memorable moment in 'The Sopranos'
James Gandolfini's acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards in 2000
The trailer for 'In The Loop' (2009) starring Gandolfini