Interviews, Television
Dec 1, 2013

NEW JERSEY HONORS THE LATE JAMES GANDOLFINI

Mayor Terry Maguire of Park Ridge, New Jersey  honored  hometown hero James Gandolfini today by renaming an avenue after the late actor.

Sopranos Cast Honor Gandolfini

Several members of Gandolfini’s family were in attendance as well as some of Gandolfini’s cast mates from the hit HBO show The Sopranos to  pay tribute. Attendees included Dominic Chianese, Tony Sirico, Steve Schirrippa, Vincent Curatola and Vincent Pastore.

Gandolfini was a native of Park Ridge and a graduate of Park Ridge High School. He graduated from Rutgers University. When “The Sopranos” star died of a heart attack in Italy in June, he was mourned by Gov. Christie as a “the True Jersey Guy”.

Gandolfini’s latest film “Enough Said” is currently making the rounds for nominations this awards season.

Gandolfini Honored