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PEOPLE Tribute: The Stars We've Lost in 2013

PEOPLE Tribute: The Stars We've Lost in 2013

Originally posted 12/30/2013 01:00PM

We reflect and remember those who have left us this past year

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Why Justin Timberlake Thinks He Isn't Cool | Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake Doesn't Think He's Cool

Originally posted 11/12/2013 08:00AM

While he seems like the very embodiment of "cool," Justin Timberlake doesn't use that word to describe himself.

"Listen, I'm not cool," the singer, dancer and actor says in the "Men of The Year" issue of GQ. "Being cool is about keeping your blood pressure steady. So no. Don't be cool. Be passionate. Be dedicated. Be tenacious. Be uncompromising. Be pissed. Be happy. Be sad."

Timberlake, 32, goes on to explain that not being "cool," often means doing the opposite of what's expected of him, like playing a high-stakes gambler in Runner Runner alongside Ben Affleck or appearing in sketches on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon every night for Timberweek.

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5 Water-Cooler Moments from the Emmys

The 2013 Emmy Awards, Water Cooler Edition

Originally posted 09/23/2013 07:30AM

If you weren't watching the Emmy Awards Sunday night, we don't know what you were doing. (Actually, we do because we almost flipped the channel to Breaking Bad, too.)

Sure, we were disappointed when host Neil Patrick Harris chose tap over twerk, but there was plenty of action (and lots of dance) packed into the three-hour show.

We're breaking down the five things you missed:

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Stars Say Goodbye to Cory Monteith, James Gandolfini & More at the Emmys

Cory Monteith, James Gandolfini & More Late Stars Honored at the Emmys

Originally posted 09/22/2013 11:45PM

There was an outcry when the Emmy producers announced that they were paying special tribute during Sunday's telecast to five people the industry had lost over the past year.

The rumblings were so loud about what some saw as favoritism that even Emmys host Neil Patrick Harris stepped into the fray to explain the reasoning.

"I always find the In Memoriam is just really interesting because sometimes it seems weird that they keep the audio on in the house, so some people get applause and some people don't, and it turns it into this weird moment," he told Access Hollywood. "And you want that moment to be honoring those people, and not a competition."

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Fun or Frightening? Here's What to See at the Movies This Weekend

See This/Skip That: From Prisoners to Enough Said

Originally posted 09/20/2013 02:00PM

Hugh Jackman goes extra dark in Prisoners, but the real surprise, says PEOPLE's critic, is the late James Gandolfini showing his lighter side in Enough Said.

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Cory Monteith, James Gandolfini to Be Honored in Expanded Emmy's Memoriam

Cory Monteith, James Gandolfini to Be Honored in Expanded Emmy's Memoriam

Originally posted 09/17/2013 05:45PM

Gone, but not forgotten.

2013 saw many unexpected Hollywood deaths, but the legacy of the beloved stars who passed away will live on in a special expanded Primetime Emmy Awards memoriam segment.

The careers of James Gandolfini, Cory Monteith, Jean Stapleton, Jonathan Winters and Gary David Goldberg will all be highlighted.

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Watch a Sweet, Funny Trailer for One of James Gandolfini's Last Performances | James Gandolfini

See One of James Gandolfini's Final Performances

Originally posted 08/06/2013 07:30PM

The first trailer has been released for one of James Gandolfini's last performances, and it's a bittersweet reminder of just how talented the late actor was.

The Sopranos star, who died in Italy on June 19 of a heart attack, plays Albert, a divorced dad who begins dating Eva, a masseuse (played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus), in the upcoming romantic comedy Enough Said.

Things get awkward, and funny, when Eva realizes that her new client is Albert's ex-wife.

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Sopranos Stars Edie Falco & Lorraine Bracco Attend James Gandolfini's Funeral | James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini's Funeral: Sopranos Costars Say Goodbye

Originally posted 06/27/2013 10:55AM

Friends and family are saying their final goodbyes to James Gandolfini.

During the late actor's Thursday morning funeral service at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine on Manhattan's Upper West Side, the triple-Emmy winner was remembered by his wife Deborah Lin Gandolfini, family friends Thomas Richardson and Susan Aston and David Chase, the creator and executive producer of the television show that made Gandolfini a household name, The Sopranos.

Also in attendance were Gandolfini's Sopranos costars Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli, Lorraine Bracco, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Steve Schirripa, Tony Sirico, Vincent Pastore, Aida Turturro, Dominic Chianese, Joe Pantoliano, Julianna Margulies and Steve Buscemi, his Juror costar Alec Baldwin and God of Carnage costar Marcia Gay Harden, as well as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. The 90-minute service was lead by the Very Rev. Dr. James A. Kowalski.

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Private Wake Held for James Gandolfini | James Gandolfini

UpdatePosted 06/27/2013 09:20AM

Private Wake Held for James Gandolfini

Originally posted 06/27/2013 07:00AM

Emotions ran high Wednesday night at a New Jersey funeral home for a by-invitation-only private wake for James Gandolfini, who died last week.

The actor's widow, Deborah Lin, and their 8-month-old daughter, Liliana, were among the first mourners to arrive, having flown in from California, reports New York's Daily News.

"It's a nightmare for the whole family. It's a horrible, horrible thing, everybody is just devastated,” Bob Price, whose wife is a cousin of the late star, told the newspaper. "This man was everybody's hero. It's just the worst thing that could have happened."

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James Gandolfini's Body Returned to U.S. for Thursday Services in Manhattan

UpdatePosted 06/24/2013 06:05AM

James Gandolfini's Body Returned to U.S.

Originally posted 06/23/2013 04:00PM

The body of James Gandolfini, who died in Rome Wednesday, has been returned to the U.S., a Port Authority of New York & New Jersey spokesman confirms.

A Signature Airlines flight carrying the actor's body arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from Rome Sunday night. The body was taken from the airport around 11:20 p.m., said the Port Authority rep, Steve Coleman.

News reports say the body was then taken to a New Jersey funeral home.

Sunday morning, family spokesman Michael Kobold said: "On behalf of the Gandolfini family, I would like to thank the Italian authorities for all the assistance they have rendered in expediting the formalities necessary to repatriate James Gandolfini's remains to the United States.

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