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James Gandolfini, left, confronts Nicolas Cage in a scene from 1999's "8MM."
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James Gandolfini talks with a police officer on Sept. 12, 2001, near the scene of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center towers in New York City.
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James Gandolfini, center, plays Tony Soprano in "The Sopranos" next to Steven Van Zandt, left, as Tony Sirico and Silvio Dante as Paulie Walnuts.
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James Gandolfini accepts his award for outstanding actor in the drama series "The Sopranos" at the 2003 Screen Actors Guild awards in Los Angeles.
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(From right) James Gandolfini poses with Patricia Clarkson, Sean Penn, Jude Law and Kate Winslet at a screening for "All The King's Men" in 2006 in New Orleans.
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John Travolta hugs James Gandolfini during the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City as they promoted the film "Lonely Hearts."
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The cast of "The Sopranos" accepts the Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series award at the 2007 Emmys in Los Angeles.
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James Gandolfini kisses director John Turturro during a photo shoot for "Romance and Cigarettes" in 2007 in New York.
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In the 2009 Spike Jonze film "Where the Wild Things Are," James Gandolfini played the voice of Carol, a gentle but emotional creature who spins the imagination of a nine-year-old boy.
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James Gandolfini plays the CIA director in the 2012 film about the mission to kill Osama bin Laden, "Zero Dark Thirty."
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