Family, friends, celebrities and hundreds of fans gathered yesterday, to pay their final respects to james gandolfini. The beloved star of "the sopranos," who died suddenly of heart attack last week.... See More
Family, friends, celebrities and hundreds of fans gathered yesterday, to pay their final respects to james gandolfini. The beloved star of "the sopranos," who died suddenly of heart attack last week. Gio benitez, has the story on the actor they simply called jimmy. Reporter: Hundreds of emotional fans, carrying signs, lined the block, as james gandolfini's casket alived at new york's cathedral of st. John's church of the divine. Among those in attendance, michael imperioli, and edi faal coe. His wife accompanying the hearse, along with his son, mike. The last person to see gandolfini alive. Now, a pallbearer at his funeral. We lost family. Someday soon, you're going to have families of your own. And if you're lucky, you'll remember the little moments. Reporter: The star of "the sopranos" died last week of an apparent heart attack, while envon vacation with his son. Saying gandolfini was also amazed and confused and loving. The paradox about you as a man is that I always felt personally that with you, I was seeing a young boy. And that was why I think you were a great actor. Because of that boy who was inside. Chase wrote his eulogy and a letter, addressing gandolfini as, dear, jimmy. And closing it with, love, david. Outside, signs around the neighborhood honored the 51-year-old actor. One sign, simply reading, thank you. And the funeral was closed to the press. But it was reportedly filmed by hbo, as a gift for gandolfini's family. And that is a man and an
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