Variety is reporting that James Gandolfini died suddenly in Italy at the age of 51. It looks like the cause of death was possibly a heart attack. More from Variety:
According to HBO, he was on vacation at the time. The “Sopranos” actor appeared recently in “Zero Dark Thirty” and “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.” He had been working on Fox Searchlight’s “Animal Rescue,” now in post-production, HBO show “Criminal Justice” as well as CBS show “Taxi 22.”
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