The Soprano’s star James Gandolfini has died aged 51 it has been confirmed.
CNN reports that Gandolfini died whilst on holiday in Italy of a suspected heart attack. His managers confirmed the sad news in a statement:
“It is with immense sorrow that we report our client, James Gandolfini, passed away today while on holiday in Rome, Italy. Our hearts are shattered and we will miss him deeply. He and his family were part of our family for many years and we are all grieving.”
Gandolfini was in Italy to make an appearance at the Taormina Film Fest in Sicily.
Since the news broke co-stars, friends and fans have expressed their shock at the news on social media.