James Gandolfini passed away after suffering a massive heart attack in Italy on Jun 19, 2013. He was touring the country with his 13 year old son. He leaves behind his wife Deborah Lin, his son Michael, and daughter Liliana.
A James Gandolfini retrospective
Versatile actor James Gandolfini, who most notably played mobster Tony Soprano on HBO's seminal drama "The Sopranos," died suddenly at the age of 51. Gandolfini was traveling in Italy when he died.