James Gandolfini Wife, Son, Young and Dead

Posted On: 10 Sep, 2014


James Gandolfini Wife, Son, Young and Dead

Quick Facts

Date of Birth 1961-09-18 to 2013-06-19
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Wife/Spouse Marcy Wudarski(div), Deborah Lin(his death)
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity White
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Yes(once)
Married Yes
Net Worth $70 Million Dollars
Height 6 feet 1 inches
Children/Kids Liliana Gandolfini, Michael Gandolfini

“I'm an actor... I do a job and I go home. Why are you interested in me? You don't ask a truck driver about his job.”James Gandolfini

Best remembered as mob boss Tony from “The Sopranos”, James Gandolfini has left his trademark in the Hollywood industry.  He was born on September 18, 1961 in Westwood, New Jersey. He is the person who grabbed three Screen Actors Guild Award, three Emmy Awards and one Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in Drama Series.

He did not start acting until he was in his mid 20s. He was introduced to acting by his friend Roger Bart after accompanying him to the class. He started his career by acting in the New York theatre. He used to bartend in Manhattan during the years of struggling actor. He once worked as a bouncer as well. He is known to be the shy man and is uncomfortable as being a celebrity.

He made his debut in 1992 from “A Streetcar Named Desire.” His breakthrough role was the Virgil Hitman in True Romance. Because of his acting in this series, he got worldwide fame as well as grabbed 3 Emmys as well as Golden Globe Award. During his career, he got lot of successes. He was considered for the role of Vincent Vega in “Pulp Fiction” as well as Ben Grimm (The Thing) in “Fantastic Four”. He got nominated for “Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble” for the role of CIA Director in the movie “Zero Dark Thirty”.

He admitted to drugs and alcohol abuse in the past and also disappeared from the set of “The Sopranos” time and again. Because of this, many people had also criticized him. He commented that he left the use of drugs some time ago and do not want to return for it again.

Despite the fact that he had gained his height and fame for playing brutal and violent characters, his co-stars frequently said that he was the complete opposite in his real life. He was very thoughtful, soft spoken and nice person all around. In an interview, he said that he is basically just like a 260 pound Woody Allen.

He died at the age of 51 in 2013 during the vacation in Italy. He was found unconscious by his 13 years old son Michael in the bathroom. The autopsy report confirmed that he was died of an heart attack. His news of death spread and many colleagues as well as his friends took the internet to respond.

He was a tall guy with the height of 6 feet. He was married to Marcy in 1999. They got one child, a son. Their relationship broke up in 2002 as they filed divorce in the court. In 2009, he got married to Deborah Lin. Their daughter was born in October 10, 2012. After 3 months of his death, his last will and testament was reported. He left his wealth of $70 million to his sisters, widow and the daughter.

During his career, he played negative roles in many movies. His performances also got positive responses from both viewers as well as the critics. Hollywood industry has lost one of the star from this field. His large and spunky bear like frame and discreet smile will be always remembered in Hollywood industry.

For more information about his wiki, you can always rely on http://unapix.com/. After his death also, there are large number of followers in twitter and other social sites.