James Gandolfini
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"James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr." was an American actor and producer.

Gandolfini was best known for his role as Tony Soprano, an American Mafia crime boss/boss in the HBO series The Sopranos. He garnered enormous praise for this performance, winning three Emmy Awards, three Screen Actors Guild Awards, and one Golden Globe Award for Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Drama/Best Actor in a Drama Series. His other notable roles included woman-beating mob henchman Virgil in True Romance (1993), enforcer and stuntman Bear in Get Shorty (film)/Get Shorty (1995), and impulsive "Wild Thing" Carol in Where the Wild Things Are (film)/Where the Wild Things Are (2009).

After finishing The Sopranos, Gandolfini produced the documentary Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq (2007), in which he interviewed injured Iraq War veterans. His second documentary, Wartorn: 1861–2010 (2010), analyzed the impact of posttraumatic stress disorder on soldiers and families throughout several Military history of the United States/wars in American history from 1861 to 2010.

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