James Gandolfini, famed for his ‘Tony Soprano’ performance was on a father-son trip with his teenage son when the actor and producer, 51, was found dead, alledgedly due to a heart attack.
With the news of Gandolfini’s passing, Hollywood turned to social media platforms like Twitter to pay tribute:
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.
Heartbreaking news about James Gandolfini… Shocking. HUGE loss. Kind, humble, and a Singular Talent. Rest in Peace.
So sad to lose James Gandolfini. One of the sweetest, funniest, most generous actors I’ve ever worked with. Sending prayers to his family.
Jesus. The world just lost one of its great actors. James Gandolfini has passed away. Thoughts to his family. Such a talent. I’m saddened.
James Gandolfini. This is a tremendous loss. A brilliant actor and a wonderful man. Our deepest sympathies to his family. Devastating.
Speechless. James Gandolfini. Really sad… Hug the kids.
Sweet journey home, James Gandolfini… The brightest stars burn the fastest….
James Gandolfini. What a great loss.Christina ApplegateI am so deeply saddened by the untimely passing of sweet James Gandolfini! My heart is broken for his family!! I’m in shock