Caption: Still of James Gandolfini, Matthias Schoenaerts and Michaël R. Roskam in The Drop (2014)
Actor, Soundtrack, Producer
Born: September 18, 1961
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 6' 0½" (1.84 m)
Known for: The Sopranos (1999), The Man Who Wasn't There (2001), 8MM (1999), The Drop (2014)
James Gandolfini was born in Westwood, New Jersey, to Santa (Penna), a high school lunchlady, and James Joseph Gandolfini, Sr., a bricklayer and head school janitor. His parents were both of Italian origin. Gandolfini began acting in the New York theater. His Broadway debut was in the 1992 revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire" with Jessica Lange ...