As news continues to develop on the shocking and sudden death of the talented James Gandolfini a vast array of celebrities have taken to Twitter to show their love and support and to express their condolences. Some of those tweets are listed below:
Olivia Wilde: “James Gandolfini was a kind, funny, wonderful guy. I’m so lucky to have worked with him. Sending love to his family. Such a sad, sad day.”
Ricky Gervais: “Damn. RIP James Gandolfini. An amazing actor that made arguably the greatest drama of all time, & a funny, sweet, gentle giant off screen.”
Russell Simmons: “Not tony soprano! Damn. Such a good guy and a great actor…”
Steve Carell: “James Gandolfini. Unbelievably sad news. A fine man.”
Kristin Chenoweth: “NO. Not James Gandolfini. He was in my top 5 favorite actors EVER. :( “
Gandolfini became an overnight sensation for his incredible portrayal of mob boss Tony Soprano on The Sopranos, a role that earned him three Emmys on six total nominations. In 2009, Gandolfini hit Broadway in the Tony Award-winning comedy God of Carnage. He also recently appeared in the film Zero Dark Thirty.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family.