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James Gandolfini, Sopranos star, dies in Italy aged 51

James Gandolfini, the US actor best known for his role as a therapy-seeking mob boss in The Sopranos, has died at the age of 51.

Gandolfini suffered a possible heart attack while on holiday in Rome, the US HBO TV network told the BBC.

He won three Emmy awards for his role as Tony Soprano, a mafia boss juggling his criminal career and family life.

Katy Watson reports.

  • 20 Jun 2013