James Gandolfini, who rose to fame on “The Sopranos," died Wednesday.
There was more to James Gandolfini than Tony Soprano, and on TODAY one of his co-stars, Federico Castelluci, remembered him as a great friend and a "nuanced" performer.
Gandolfini's appealing portrayal of a gritty, unappealing guy ushered in the era of the modern TV antihero.
James Gandolfini, who died June 19 at the age of 51, reinvented the television antihero with his iconic portrayal of Tony Soprano, but he was also acclaimed for his extraordinary resume as a character actor.
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