As his final film role, "The Drop," filmed before his death in at the age of 51, arrives in theaters this week, here's a look back at Gandolfini's five finest films. He plays a divorced dad who begins to date a divorced mom Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Things are going well, if somewhat awkwardly, until Louis-Dreyfus inadvertently befriends his ex-wife and begins to question her promising new relationship. It's a raw stage of life that isn't explored enough romantically in the movies, and Gandolfini perfectly captures the vulnerability of trying to find love long after the expectation of it has faded. Maurice Sendak's beloved children's picture book hasn't got much in the way of a plot — the story about a wild little boy named Max romping with the wild creatures on an imaginary island is just words long.
James Gandolfini Dead: Details on His Shocking Death, Final Day
He was He was traveling in Rome, where he was on vacation and was scheduled to attend the Taormina Film Fest. The cause was not immediately announced; an HBO press representative said that Mr. Gandolfini may have had a heart attack. In its pilot episode viewers were introduced to the complicated life of Tony Soprano, a New Jersey mob kingpin who suffers panic attacks and begins seeing a psychiatrist. Over 86 episodes, audiences followed Mr.
James Gandolfini, Sopranos star, dies in Italy aged 51
By Rebecca Rosenberg. Photos of Gandolfini in Rome show the actor looking haggard in the days leading up to his death — and he spent a lot of the time with a drink in his hand. Hours before he keeled over from a massive heart attack, the actor sat down for a 7 p. He followed that up with an identical round — a pina colada and two shots — and then downed two beers, the source said.
As the world mourns and reels from the death of Sopranos star James Gandolfini, new details continue to emerge about the Emmy-winning actor's sudden passing in Rome, Italy on Wednesday, June Gandolfini was also in the region for the Taormina Film Festival in Sicily; he had intended to attend the festival's closing ceremony this weekend, receive an award and participate in a roundtable discussion with Marisa Tomei. Us Weekly can confirm that Gandolfini and his family were staying at the five-star Boscolo Exedra hotel in Rome, and is believed to have suffered a fatal heart attack in his room just before 10 p. It's believed that his son first alerted hotel staff about the medical emergency. Upon arrival.