James Gandolfini (birth name James J. Gandolfini Junior) was born on September 18, 1961 in Westwood, New Jersey, USA. He is a popular actor especially for his role in "The Sopranos".
Biography and Career :
He studied at the Park Ridge High School, Park Ridge, New Jersey and Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The role of Tony Soprano in the hit HBO TV series "The Sopranos" made him a famous and popular actor all over the world.
His career started on Broadway and after he became a film actor. He was seen in movies like "True Romance", "Terminal Velocity", "The Juror", "Get Shorty" or "Fallen". The role as Tony Soprano brought him three Emmys for "Best Actor in a Drama".
In 2007 he was elected named the Kingpin on the Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards. Since 2000 h
e appeared in "The Mexican", "The Last Castle", "Surviving Christmas", "Lonely Hearts" or "Club Soda".
Between March 1999 and December 2002 he was married to Marcy Wudarski. They have one child. In January 2004 he got engaged to Lora Somoza. He has many fans all over the world and his career is a successful one. There's no doubt he will continue having success.
- Height: 184 cm
- His nickname is Jim.
- He learned to play the saxophone and trumpet.
- He was among E!'s "top 20 entertainers of 2001".
- He has Italian and American origins.
- "I just don't think I'm that interesting. I don't think what I have to say is that interesting. To hear me go blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. I mean, who the hell cares?"
- Untitled Ernest Hemingway Project (2008)
- Miracle at St. Anna (2009)
- Where the Wild Things Are (2008)
- The Sopranos (86 episodes, 1999-2007)
- The Sopranos: Road to Respect (2006) (VG) (voice)
- Club Soda (2006)
- All the King's Men (2006)
- Lonely Hearts (2006)
- Stories of Lost Souls (2006)
- Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
- Surviving Christmas (2004)
- Saturday Night Live (1 episode, 2004)
- The Last Castle (2001)
- The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
- The Mexican (2001)
- 8MM (1999)
- A Whole New Day (1999)
- A Civil Action (1998)
- The Mighty (1998)
- Fallen (1998)
- Perdita Durango (1997)
- 12 Angry Men (1997) (TV)
- She's So Lovely (1997)
- Gun (1 episode, 1997)
- Night Falls on Manhattan (1997)
- The Juror (1996)
- Get Shorty (1995)
- Crimson Tide (1995)
- Nouveau monde, Le (1995)
- Terminal Velocity (1994)
- Angie (1994)
- Mr. Wonderful (1993)
- True Romance (1993)
- Money for Nothing (1993)
- Italian Movie (1993)
- A Stranger Among Us (1992).
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