Report: Sopranos star James Gandolfini dies

TMZ: 51-year-old Gandolfini dies of apparent heart attack while in Italy

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James Gandolfini, known for his starring role as Tony Soprano on the hit HBO series "The Sopranos," has died, according to published reports.

According to, Gandolfini died Wednesday in Italy. It is believed he suffered a heart attack. He was 51.

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