Steve Carell is mourning the loss of his dear friend, legendary actor James Gandolfini, and his sadness was obvious on June 23, when he attended the screening of his new movie The Way, Way, Back during the closing night gala of the LA Film Festival.
Kristen Stewart was out of town when news hit that her friend and Welcome to the Rileys co-star James Gandolfini, 51, had died of a massive heart attack while vacationing with his young son in Italy on June 19.
James Gandolfini suddenly and tragically passed away after suffering a heart attack on June 19. The 51-year-old actor’s death has shocked and blindsided the entertainment world, but a friend close to James tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY that he had a history of heart problems.
James Gandolfini was known as a family man who had a loving adoration for his two children, Michael, 13, and Liliana Ruth, 9 months. It’s never easy to lose a parent, but it is especially hard for young children who have to grow up without a father. HollywoodLife.com asked some experts about what they can do to deal with the grief.
Although James Gandolfini played a mob boss on The Sopranos, he was known for treating everyone with respect, and was loved greatly by everyone he knew. The family man, who was vacationing with his son when he passed away, will be remembered for more than just the roles he played as an actor.
On June 20, just a day after James Gandolfini, 51, shockingly suffered a heart attack and died in Italy, John Travolta, 59, revealed how James was a true friend, comforting him after the shocking death of his son in 2009. Now that James has tragically passed, John says it’s his turn to comfort James’ family.
On June 19, the world was saddened by the sudden and unexpected death of James Gandolfini, while he was visiting Italy with his family. James suffered from a massive heart attack. Now, three stars of Mob Wives have exclusively told HollywoodLife.com how heartbroken they are over his shocking death.