James Gandolfini

18 Sep 1961 - 19 Jun 2013

Actor, Producer

James J. Gandolfini, Jr. (September 18, 1961 - June 19, 2013) was an American actor. He is best known for his role as Tony Soprano in the HBO TV series The Sopranos, about a troubled crime boss struggling to balance his family life and career in the Mafia. For this role, Gandolfini garnered enormous praise, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series three times, along with the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series three times. Gandolfini's other roles include the woman-beating mob henchman Virgil in True Romance, enforcer/stuntman Bear in Get Shorty, Lt. General Miller in In the Loop, and the impulsive Wild Thing Carol in Where the Wild Things Are. In 2007, Gandolfini produced the HBO documentary "Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq" in which he interviewed 10 injured veterans from the Iraq War. In 2010, Gandolfini produced another HBO documentary "Wartorn: 1861-2010" in which Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and its impact on soldiers and families is analyzed throughout several wars in American history from 1861 to 2010.

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Filmography (38 titles)

(movie, 2014)
···The Drop
Genre: Drama, Crime
Role: Actor (as Cousin Marv)
(movie, 2013)
···Enough Said
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Albert)
(movie, 2013)
···Nicky Deuce
Genre: Family, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Bobby Eggs)
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Doug Munny)
(movie, 2012)
···Not Fade Away
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Pat)
(movie, 2012)
···Zero Dark Thirty
Genre: Thriller, Drama, History
Role: Actor (as C.I.A. Director)
(movie, 2012)
···Killing Them Softly
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mickey)
(movie, 2012)
···Hemingway & Gellhorn
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Producer
(movie, 2011)
···Violet & Daisy
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Michael)
(movie, 2011)
···Cinema Verite
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Craig Gilbert)
(movie, 2011)
···Down the Shore
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bailey)
(movie, 2010)
8.0Welcome to the Rileys
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Doug Riley)
(movie, 2009)
···Where the Wild Things Are
Genre: Fantasy, Family
Role: Actor (as Carol (voice))
(movie, 2009)
···The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Mayor)
(movie, 2009)
···The Taking of Pelham 123
Genre: Thriller, Action
Role: Actor (as Mayor)
(movie, 2009)
···In the Loop
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Lt Gen. George Miller)
(movie, 2006)
···All the King's Men
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Tiny Duffy)
(movie, 2006)
···Lonely Hearts
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Role: Actor (as Charles Hildebrandt)
(movie, 2005)
···Romance & Cigarettes
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Role: Actor (as Nick Murder)
(movie, 2004)
···Stories of Lost Souls
Genre: Drama
By: Various
Role: Actor (as Vincent)
(movie, 2004)
···Surviving Christmas
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Tom Valco)
(movie, 2001)
···The Last Castle
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Col. Winter)
(movie, 2001)
···The Man Who Wasn't There
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Big Dave Brewster)
(movie, 2001)
···The Mexican
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance
Role: Actor (as Winston Baldry)
(movie, 1999)
7.08MM
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Eddie Poole)
(movie, 1998)
···The Mighty
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Role: Actor (as Kenny Kane)
(movie, 1998)
···Fallen
Genre: Thriller, Fantasy, Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Lou)
(movie, 1997)
···Perdita Durango
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Willie 'Woody' Dumas)
(movie, 1997)
···She's So Lovely
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Kiefer)
(movie, 1997)
···12 Angry Men
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Juror 6)
(movie, 1996)
···The Juror
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Eddie)
(movie, 1996)
···Night Falls on Manhattan
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Joey Allegretto)
(movie, 1995)
···Get Shorty
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Bear)
(movie, 1995)
···Crimson Tide
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lt. Bobby Dougherty)
(movie, 1995)
···Le nouveau monde
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Will Caberra)
(movie, 1994)
···Terminal Velocity
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Ben Pinkwater)
(movie, 1994)
···Angie
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Vinnie)
(movie, 1993)
···True Romance
Genre: Action, Thriller, Crime, Romance
Role: Actor (as Virgil)