James Gandolfini Height
This article delves into the life and career of James Ghandolfini. It explores sidelined but quite pertinent questions like Did James Gandolfini have an accent? and more.
James Gandolfini was an American actor and producer. At the time of his death in 2013, he had an estimated $70 million in net worth. The actor is popularly known for his portrayal of Tony Soprano on the HBO TV series “The Sopranos”.
James Gandolfini Early Life
James Joseph Gandolfini Jr. was born on September 18, 1961 in Westwood, New Jersey. His parents were James and Santa. His father was a Purple Heart recipient (World War II) who worked in multiple capacities as a bricklayer, cement mason, and head custodian and his mother was a high school food service worker. James had two younger sisters; Leta and Johanna. Gandolfini went to Park Ridge High School graduating in 1979. His love for basketball during his high school days earned him the name “Class Flirt”.
James Gandolfini Career
Gandolfini had his first film role in 1989 in a New York University student film titled Eddy. He played Virgil in the romantic thriller, “True Romance” in 1993. Gandolfini is famously known for the role he played in HBO’s “The Sopranos”. His performance earned him a number of awards; 3 PrimeTime Emmy Awards, an AFI Award, a Golden Globe, 3 Screen Actors Guild Awards and others.
Gandolfini produced the documentaries; “Alive Day Memoirs: Home from Iraq,”Wartorn: 1861–2010” and biopic “Hemingway & Gellhorn” for HBO. These documentaries covered the experiences of war veterans. James was honored posthumously for the Best Supporting Actor in “Enough Said” a romantic comedy which co-starred Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
James Gandolfini Height and Weight
At the age of 52, James Gandolfini stands at an incredible 6 ft (1.848 m). James Ghandolfini weighs 125 kg . His eyes are hazel in color. Did James Gandolfini have an accent? James Ghandolfini talked out of the corner of his mouth.
James Gandolfini Death
James Gandolfini passed on June 19th, 2013. He was 51 years old. He was found unconscious by his son Michael on the bathroom floor. Gandolfini was confirmed dead upon arrival at the hospital. The coroner’s inquest confirmed that Gandolfini died of heart attack.