James Gandolfini



Place of birth:

Westwood, New Jersey, USA:


James J. Gandolfini, Jr. (September 18, 1961 - June 19, 2013) was an American actor. He is best known for his role as Tony Soprano in the HBO TV series The Sopranos, about a troubled crime boss struggling to balance his family life and career in the Mafia. For this role, Gandolfini garnered enormous praise, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series three times, along with the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series three times. Gandolfini's other roles include the woman-beating mob henchman Virgil in True Romance, enforcer/stuntman Bear in Get Shorty, Lt. General Miller in In the Loop, and the impulsive Wild Thing Carol in Where the Wild Things Are. In 2007, Gandolfini produced the HBO documentary "Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq" in which he interviewed 10 injured veterans from the Iraq War. In 2010, Gandolfini produced another HBO documentary "Wartorn: 1861-2010" in which Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and its impact on soldiers and families is analyzed throughout several wars in American history from 1861 to 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article James Gandolfini, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Film Credits

The Drop (2014)
as Cousin Marv
James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend (2013)
as Himself (archive footage)
Enough Said (2013)
as Albert
Nicky Deuce (2013)
as Bobby Eggs
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2013)
as Himself
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)
as Doug Munny
Not Fade Away (2012)
as Pat Damiano
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
as C.I.A. Director
Killing Them Softly (2012)
as Mickey
Violet & Daisy (2011)
as Michael
Cinema Verite (2011)
as Craig Gilbert
Down the Shore (2011)
as Bailey
Wartorn: 1861-2010 (2010)
as Himself
Welcome to the Rileys (2010)
as Doug Riley
Mint Julep (2010)
as Mr. G
Where the Wild Things Are (2009)
as Carol (voice)
The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (2009)
as Mayor
In the Loop (2009)
as Lt Gen. George Miller
Stories USA (2007)
as The Man (segment "Club Soda")
Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq (2007)
as Self
All the King's Men (2006)
as Tiny Duffy
Lonely Hearts (2006)
as Charles Hildebrandt
Romance & Cigarettes (2005)
as Nick Murder
Stories of Lost Souls (2004)
as Vincent
Surviving Christmas (2004)
as Tom Valco
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001)
as Big Dave Brewster
The Last Castle (2001)
as Col. Winter
Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music (2001)
The Mexican (2001)
as Winston Baldry
A Whole New Day (1999)
as Vincent
8MM (1999)
as Eddie Poole
A Civil Action (1998)
as Al Love
The Mighty (1998)
as Kenny Kane
Fallen (1998)
as Lou
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997)
as Diner Cook #2
Perdita Durango (1997)
as Willie 'Woody' Dumas
She's So Lovely (1997)
as Kiefer
12 Angry Men (1997)
as Juror 6
Night Falls on Manhattan (1996)
as Joey Allegretto
The Juror (1996)
as Eddie
Get Shorty (1995)
as Bear
Crimson Tide (1995)
as Lt. Bobby Dougherty
Le Nouveau monde (1995)
as Will Caberra
Terminal Velocity (1994)
as Ben Pinkwater
Angie (1994)
as Vinnie
Mr. Wonderful (1993)
as Mike
Money for Nothing (1993)
as Billy Coyle
True Romance (1993)
as Virgil
Italian Movie (1993)
as Angelo
A Stranger Among Us (1992)
as Anthony Baldessari
The Last Boy Scout (1991)
as Marcone's Henchman (uncredited)

TV Series Credits

The Tony Danza Show (2004)
The Sopranos (1999)
as Tony Soprano
Gun (1997)
Critics' Choice Movie Awards (1996)
as Himself - Nominee (credit only)
Inside the Actors Studio (1994)
Saturday Night Live (1975)
Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)
Executive Producer
Wartorn: 1861-2010 (2010)
Executive Producer
Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq (2007)
Executive Producer