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Scandal -- we got the news yesterday evening died from a heart attack he was at a film festival in vacationing in Rome.
He has left behind quite a legacy boy he'll look back at so many great memorable moments he was a real Jersey guy.
And many are saying today that he really did change -- this television program changed the way you think about TV.
And about acting on television I was his portrayal.
Of the complicated New Jersey mob boss what a character he developed in David -- developed in this man he was cruel.
But somehow he was lovable as well watch some of us.
I'm gonna Waste Management business everybody immediately -- he'll mobbed up.
It's a stereotype and it's offensive and decent.
I dismissal at the college shall I understand -- -- I understand therapy as a concept but in my world does not all of them everything -- -- I'm not having a good time so we got to deal with this as a family.
Together but how it affects anybody -- of safety wise financially wise what have.
That was the final -- hole.
Who -- little.
Good -- -- I try to do.
Yeah I understand you.
Why don't wanna what -- scene -- was right.
Once she started watching -- show you could not stop watching this show fans got together last night at hole stands in Bloomfield New Jersey.
Where they shot the famous final scene of The Sopranos and many of the people they understandably were stunned.
At the news of his passing so -- I was completely shocked that broke in the area around here so have a lot of sentimental feeling about it and I was a huge fan of the show.
I just felt so -- come out here it's taken -- moment now.
-- was he was agree doctor and he definitely was in even though they they showed that New Jersey as a mild.
Netscape couldn't book about the good things that -- made a lot of people get to know what I features.
-- but this now Julie Banderas live in our newsroom here in New York City Julie good morning to you what are we learning from Rome and the doctors there this morning.
Well bill it HBO spokeswoman confirmed the news last night he died as you mentioned -- the conditioning in Italy.
Hospital officials in -- are now saying Gandolfini suffered cardiac arrest.
And after arriving at the hospital at 10:20 PM.
Resuscitation efforts failed.
And he was pronounced dead at 11 o'clock in the evening David Chase who developed The Sopranos sets and I'm quoting he was a genius.
Anyone who saw him even in the smallest of his performances knows that.
He is one of the greatest actors of this or any time a great deal that genius resided in those sad -- Costar and musician Steven van -- tweeted I have lost a brother and the best friend.
The world has lost one of the greatest actors of all time.
Best known for -- role of course that's Tony Soprano on HBO's hit series The Sopranos which one and three Emmys.
James Gandolfini stole the show as a troubled crime boss who struggled to balance -- family life and career in the mafia.
The Sopranos would become the most watched show ever to air on HBO and in its finale one of the most memorable.
Leaving fans wanting more when it.
Eric six years ago.
Focus on a good time.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Trying to remember to -- so good.
-- -- -- Ironic right in real time that in real life the good times began in New Jersey where Gandolfini -- from that was where he was born and grew up later made his way to New York port -- get his start -- well as many of you probably know he graduated from Rutgers University he worked as a bartender you might not -- -- a bouncer in New York City until he went.
With a friend to an acting class New Jersey governor Chris Christie.
Says it's an awful shock James Gandolfini was a fine after a Rutgers alarm.
And -- true Jersey guy I was a huge fan of his and the character he played.
Tony Soprano Gandolfini is survived.
By his wife Debra and two year old daughter -- on the he is also survived by a son Michael from another marriage was with him on that trip in Italy.
James Gandolfini was 51 years old.
Too young to dinner Julius thank you for that a fixture in this city as we've seen in so many times.
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