James Gandolfini won three Emmy Awards for the role of Tony Soprano in the HBO series 'The Sopranos.' His mobster character paved the way for other flawed anti-heros on television. Fellow actors and celebrities remembered James Gandolfini fondly following his death in Italy on Wednesday.
The actor who played Tony Soprano was remembered for his talent and his respect for others by HBO, the channel which aired the hit series 'The Sopranos,' in a statement released Wednesday. Gandolfini had a varied career from Broadway to television and film.