James Gandolfini dies at 51 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
Entertainment The new cool place to hang out! Come and discuss movies, tv shows, video games, music, or anything else you can think of!

Reply

Old 06-19-2013, 09:16 PM   #1 (permalink)
You're Welcome.
 
Canadian Psycho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Eh?
Posts: 7,173
Canadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF MaterialCanadian Psycho Is Future HOF Material
James Gandolfini dies at 51

http://entertainment.time.com/2013/0.../?iid=tsmodule

Quote:
James Gandolfini, star of the hit HBO series The Sopranos, has died at age 51. The actor suffered a heart attack while attending the Taormina Film Festival in Sicily, according to TMZ.

Gandolfini, born in Westwood, New Jersey, earned a degree in communications from Rutgers in 1983, turning to acting after brief stints as a bouncer, bartender, and club manager. He took classes at the famed Actors Studio and earned roles in school productions. Gandolfini made his Broadway debut in 1992, performing opposite Jessica Lange and Alec Baldwin in A Streetcar Named Desire.

He had made a few minor appearances in films, but it was after his memorable role in 1993’s True Romance that he found steady work in Hollywood, appearing in such 1990s films as Get Shorty, Crimson Tide, and A Civil Action. More recent projects included roles in The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 and Zero Dark Thirty (in which he played CIA director Leon Panetta).

But it was a small-screen role — that of troubled crime family boss Tony Soprano — that catapulted Gandolfini to stardom and earned him every imaginable accolade. His work on The Sopranos, which ran from 1999 to 2007 and is widely regarded as one of the greatest television shows, won him three Emmys for “Best Actor in a Drama” and landed him a hefty salary that eventually paid him close to $1 million per episode.

He is survived by his wife Deborah Lin, whom he married in 2008, their infant daughter Liliana Ruth, and a son from a previous marriage.



Read more: http://entertainment.time.com/2013/0...#ixzz2WiNguexV
Talented actor gone too soon. RIP.
Canadian Psycho is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 06-19-2013, 09:39 PM   #2 (permalink)
SikWithIt
 
Bknmax's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Brooklyn
Posts: 2,109
Bknmax Is Beyond A Rankings SystemBknmax Is Beyond A Rankings SystemBknmax Is Beyond A Rankings SystemBknmax Is Beyond A Rankings SystemBknmax Is Beyond A Rankings SystemBknmax Is Beyond A Rankings SystemBknmax Is Beyond A Rankings SystemBknmax Is Beyond A Rankings SystemBknmax Is Beyond A Rankings SystemBknmax Is Beyond A Rankings SystemBknmax Is Beyond A Rankings System
Rip Great actor
__________________
Favorite Fighters
HW: Daniel Cormier
LH: Gegard "The Dreamcatcher" Mousasi
LW: Ben "Smooth" Henderson
Bknmax is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2013, 09:39 PM   #3 (permalink)
Lightweight
 
GDPofDRB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1,738
GDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By AllGDPofDRB Is Beloved By All
rip, enjoyed his work
GDPofDRB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2013, 10:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
BEWARE OF THE PENGUIN!
 
No_Mercy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 9,906
No_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF Material
At first I thought this was a joke man. That effin sucks. Dude was a genius. All hail the man who played one of the best TV characters of all time.
__________________
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.

Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.

No_Mercy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2013, 10:58 PM   #5 (permalink)
Cheeky freak of the week
 
luckbox's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Norway
Posts: 1,646
luckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Greatluckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Greatluckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Greatluckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Greatluckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Greatluckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Greatluckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Greatluckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Greatluckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Greatluckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Greatluckbox Is A Pound 4 Pound Great
Quote:
I saw him just last week at an event. He was supposed to be seated at a table with a bunch of stars (Alec Baldwin, Elaine Stritch, Bernadette Peters, etc.) but the table ended up full due to some kind of miscommunication. He could have made a thing of it, but instead, he walks over to a table filled with a bunch of acting students, sits down, and begins chatting them up. Didn't even blink an eye. He was a fantastic actor, but more importantly, he was down to earth and a stand up guy, and this makes me incredibly sad.
From Reddit. This breaks my heart, all the hours I've spent watching The Sopranos. The guy was pure greatness and class and I doubt the Tony Soprano character will ever be topped. Sucks that he died before his time but atleast he leaves an incredible leagcy. RIP.
__________________

luckbox is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2013, 11:07 PM   #6 (permalink)
Resident Drunk
Image and video hosting by TinyPic
 
MagiK11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Ottawa, ON
Posts: 3,532
MagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemMagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemMagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemMagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemMagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemMagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemMagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemMagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemMagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemMagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings SystemMagiK11 Is Beyond A Rankings System
This comes as a bit of a shock to me, and offer my condolences to his friends and family. Great actor and really enjoyed most of his work as well. RIP
__________________

1. BJ "The Prodigy" Penn
2. Dan "Hollywood" Henderson
3. George "Rush" St Pierre
MagiK11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2013, 11:29 PM   #7 (permalink)
BEWARE OF THE PENGUIN!
 
No_Mercy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 9,906
No_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF Material
I was thinking playing that role must have aged him at least a decade. All that anger, anxiety, and emotions...didn't seem like acting...it was that authentic. He was on onscreen 90% of the time. Man I would have loved to see a Sopranos film.

Some quotes I read on Reddit.

Tony's swimming with the ducks in heaven.

He finally gave Tony B. his briefcase.

Just saw him in Zero Dark Thirty. What a powerful actor personified.

I'm just glad he gave us his magnum opus. I'm sure they'll put up a statue of him in Jersey down the line as the Governor deemed him a New Jersey treasure.

Quote:
James Gandolfini's fans and colleagues shared reaction to his death Wednesday:

_ "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 of that genius resided in those sad eyes. he was my partner. ... He was my brother in ways I can't explain and never will be able to explain." _ David Chase, creator of "The Sopranos."

_ "James Gandolfini. This is a tremendous loss. A brilliant actor and a wonderful man. Our deepest sympathies to his family. Devastating." _ Actor Michael Chiklis on Twitter.

_ "The great James Gandolfini passed away today. Only 51. I can't believe it." _ Bette Midler on Twitter.

_ "It's an awful shock. James Gandolfini was a fine actor, a Rutgers alum and a true Jersey guy. I was a huge fan of his and the character he played so authentically, Tony Soprano. I have gotten to know Jimmy and many of the other actors in the Sopranos cast and I can say that each of them are an individual New Jersey treasure." _ New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

_ "James Gandolfini what a nice guy, so funny and sweet. He will be sorely missed. Our deepest condolences to his family." _ Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry on Twitter.

_ "I am heartbroken about James Gandolfini. He was a gentle giant and great man. I love this picture, I loved him." _ Actress Rose McGowan, who posted a snapshot of her and Gandolfini on Twitter.

_ "My condolences to the family and all those who loved James Gandolfini - a true NJ Great and NJ Original. RIP." _ Newark Mayor Cory Booker on Twitter.

_ "You will be missed greatly James Gandolfini Maybe best actor ever on a tv series. Salute'" _ Comedian Artie Lange on Twitter.

_ "awful awful news. James Gandolfini will be missed. He was a great actor. Just great." _ Mia Farrow on Twitter.

_ "James Gandolfini. Unbelievably sad news. A fine man." _ Steve Carell on Twitter.

_"My thoughts and prayers go out to James Gandolfini's family. An extraordinary actor. RIP, Mr. Gandolfini." _ Robin Williams.

_ "Fifty-one and leaves a kid -- he was newly married. His son is fatherless now ... It's way too young." _ Joe Gannascoli, who played Vito Spatafore on "The Sopranos."

_ "James Gandolfini.. So talented, so nice and far too young to be taken away. You will be missed Sir" _ Actress Shannen Doherty on Twitter.

_ "R.I.P. James Gandolfini. Such a great actor. More than just tony soprano and that would have been a lot on its own." _ Musician Rob Thomas on Twitter.

_ "I am so deeply saddened by the untimely passing of sweet James Gandolfini! My heart is broken for his family!! I'm in shock worked with him in "Surviving Christmas"" _ Christina Applegate on Twitter.

_ "James Gandolfini was a kind, funny, wonderful guy. I'm so lucky to have worked with him. Sending love to his family. Such a sad, sad day. worked with him on "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone"" _ Olivia Wilde on Twitter.
http://poststar.com/entertainment/na...ce80c5ca4.html
__________________
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.

Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.

No_Mercy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-19-2013, 11:37 PM   #8 (permalink)
You're not terribly important to me
 
UFC_OWNS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Sell me this pen
Posts: 13,472
Blog Entries: 1
UFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings SystemUFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings SystemUFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings SystemUFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings SystemUFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings SystemUFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings SystemUFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings SystemUFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings SystemUFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings SystemUFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings SystemUFC_OWNS Is Beyond A Rankings System
I hate the world all the great actors and comics etc all die young and we are left with shitty actors and musicians and only a few good comics.
__________________

Jim Norton
Nick Dipaolo
Dave Attell
Dave Chappelle
Bill Burr
Joey Diaz
Colin Quinn
Bob Kelly
Rich Vos
Patrice O'Neal
Louis CK


UFC_OWNS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2013, 12:55 AM   #9 (permalink)
BEWARE OF THE PENGUIN!
 
No_Mercy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 9,906
No_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF MaterialNo_Mercy Is Future HOF Material
The brightest stars burn out the fastest.

James Gandolfini - Inside The Actors Studio May 2013 | James Gandolfini
Attached Images
File Type: jpg Tony Soprano_James Gandolfini_1961-2013.jpg (128.9 KB, 23 views)
__________________
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.

Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.


Last edited by No_Mercy : 06-20-2013 at 01:27 AM.
No_Mercy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2013, 02:58 AM   #10 (permalink)
KO artist
 
Liddellianenko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Iowa
Posts: 4,033
Liddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLiddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLiddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLiddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLiddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLiddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLiddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLiddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLiddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLiddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLiddellianenko Is Beyond A Rankings System
RIP, good actor and guy. My condolences to his family.

I bet James Sarumanini had something to do with this.

Ok with that terrible lord of the rings pun I'm outta here .
Liddellianenko is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios