03:36 AM EDT 07/06/2014
Originally posted 06/20/2013 10:00AM
James Gandolfini's sudden death of an apparent heart attack at age 51 has stunned the actor's costars and fans, who were quick to pay tribute to the late Emmy winner known best as Tony Soprano.
"Jimmy treated us all like family with a generosity, loyalty and compassion that is rare in this world," Gandolfini's Sopranos costar Michael Imperioli, who played Christopher Moltisanti, said in a statement to PEOPLE. "Working with him was a pleasure and a privilege. I will be forever grateful having had a friend the likes of Jimmy."
"Fughedabout losing one of the best actors of our time – we lost so much more," Drea de Matteo, who played Adriana La Cerva, tells PEOPLE in a statement. "Anyone from the Soprano family will tell you he was one of the most generous, real and humble human beings ever, with a presence that could shatter planets when he walked into a room. A king through [and] through. So very sorry for his family."
Originally posted 03/13/2013 06:00PM
Steve Carell knows just how his friends on The Office feel now that the series is winding down – a lot like he felt when he left the sitcom in 2011.
"I just hope they savor it, because it was such a special thing for me and a really moving transition in my life. And it was hard to say goodbye," the actor, 50, told PEOPLE at Monday's Hollywood premiere of his new movie, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.
Carell, who played Dunder Mifflin branch manager Michael Scott for seven seasons, says he's been in touch with all of his old castmates recently, and he feels their pain.
Originally posted 03/12/2013 07:30PM
"Kids bounce back like that. Men ... not," the actress jokes about dealing with a family with the flu
Originally posted 03/04/2013 06:45PM
In his upcoming film, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Jim Carrey has quite the body.
The funnyman, 51, forgoes a shirt in several of the film's scenes, showing off his svelte physique – which the actor credited to a strict diet.
"It's not a happy place to be," Carrey told PEOPLE at the movie's junket in Las Vegas on Saturday. "I'm back now. I've got Mr. Cuddly back and we're happy," he added while rubbing his stomach.
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