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The Sopranos Creator David Chase Admits the Finale Still Chokes Him Up and Praises Star James Gandolfini: 'He Just Laid Himself Bare'
Originally posted 05/23/2016 01:30PM
David Chase has some strong feelings about the ending of The Sopranos.
Speaking at Vulture Fest on Sunday in New York, Chase revealed he gets "choked up" thinking about the show's denouement.
Originally posted 05/17/2016 08:00PM
A paramedic who treated James Gandolfini in Rome shortly before his death is on trial for allegedly stealing from the actor.
Jamie-Lynn Sigler Says Her Sopranos Dad James Gandolfini Was 'Very Protective' When She Confided in Him About Her Multiple Sclerosis
Originally posted 01/20/2016 12:00PM
Starring as Meadow on the hit HBO series, The Sopranos, the actress naturally grew close to the late actor James Gandolfini, who played her father.
And after she was diagnosed at age 20 with multiple sclerosis (an autoimmune disease, also known as MS, that impacts the central nervous system), Sigler was able to keep her condition a secret for several years until symptoms started to present themselves.
"I was still able to hide it really well," she tells PEOPLE in this week's issue. "I didn't really need help necessarily, it was more like some pain and feeling uncomfortable but I could easily hide it."
Originally posted 07/22/2015 01:05PM
As Vincent Pastore knows all too well, time cannot heal all wounds. Over two years after his Sopranos costar James Gandolfini died suddenly at age 51, Pastore still thinks of his friend frequently.
"I think about Jimmy every day," Pastore told PEOPLE on Tuesday night at the premiere of Staten Island Summer, the Netflix comedy that Saturday Night Live funnyman Colin Jost penned.
"I've got Jimmy's watch," he added, putting out his wrist to show off his timepiece. "Yeah, Jimmy gave me this."
Originally posted 04/03/2015 09:45AM
Motivated by personal tragedy, former Sopranos star Lorraine Bracco turned her life around with diet and exercise.
In her new self-help book, To the Fullest: The Clean Up Your Act Plan to Lose Weight, Rejuvenate and Be the Best You Can Be, Bracco, 60, recalls how James Gandolfini's untimely death from a heart attack in 2013 was a wake-up call.
The death of her parents, too, weighed heavily on the actress; in 2011, they died within nine days of each other. (Bracco, who played Dr. Jennifer Melfi on The Sopranos, writes in To the Fullest that Dominic Chianese, who played Uncle Junior in the HBO mob drama, sang at their funerals.)
Originally posted 09/04/2014 10:45AM
Tom Hardy is in love – puppy love, that is.
The Dark Knight Rises actor is starring in the upcoming crime drama The Drop with an extra special costar: Rocco the dog. PEOPLE has an exclusive look at Hardy, 36, and the rest of the cast working with the furry scene stealer.
Originally posted 08/28/2014 07:15AM
It shouldn't matter whether Tony Soprano lived or died after the controversial 2007 finale of The Sopranos.
That's the latest from David Chase, the creator of the classic HBO drama, who was compelled to issue a statement after Vox quoted him as saying the New Jersey mobster lived after the screen went black in the series ender.
On Wednesday, Vox wrote a long tone poem about the infamous finale and finished it off with an eye-opening quote from Chase about whether Tony, played by the late James Gandolfini, was actually dead.
Originally posted 01/16/2014 12:00PM
Originally posted 12/31/2013 05:20PM
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