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Peter Johnson if it was a spectacular act based his semen Greenwich Village and SoHo Manhattan was driving his.
That's been that he had -- an accident has -- been wound up having knee surgery but I think we remember him best.
For The Sopranos from because in The Sopranos he brought the anxieties.
Of American life to an outlook character to a gangster figure.
You know so weather was Jimmy Cagney and public enemy number one.
Or on the other end of the spectrum James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano -- -- sopranos.
We saw a character who was mortal who was human who had -- beyond being a horrible murder and member of.
Person dealing with -- anxiety depression.
Parents growing old and so a lot of people.
-- all of the similarities in their own lives even though they have normal.
Average -- respectful life.
You know and you make -- such a good point because usually with in the monster movies it's just a mobster who whacks people in and that's right that's illegal but this guy with so conflict it.
I have to show he'd be in his shrinks off.
And I think what legal backing you look at them that the movie called the Mexican you could get shorty.
Look at true romance very you look at -- -- dark thirty last year made reference to.
He was a great character actor so one minute he was tough talking.
Bergen County Bob bubble Tony Soprano and the next moment and play a mayor the head of the CIA and he spoke with -- kind of.
-- -- Theatrical training Shakespearean language is saying is that Tony Soprano so we was a great actor great American actor will lot of range and and we.
We as Americans feel so bad.
Would someone dies it's 51 years old and and we did a couple of kids it's it's very -- he had a great life and he was a great actor.
And from what I -- -- was a man of great great humility.
And they seem like a decent.
Decent man we've been playing some clips of this morning did you have a clip you wanted to share with us I think we we show one already.
But let's talk let's show him giving.
A toast maybe it's an epitaph.
Short but a talented life.
-- -- -- -- And if you're lucky.
-- in the middle little moment.
Very effective -- Industrialist and we should also mention and its slim Whitman died as well and Vince Flynn.
Who was only 47 years old in -- of course you know him as -- author of.
Many great books -- -- -- very courageous battle with cancer it's great great when you're young American office and usually my kids -- I think he was when 47 and slim Whitman.
Was night -- all right Peter Johnson thank you very much if you let.
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