James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini bio

Birth Name: James Joseph Gandolfini Jr.

Occupation: TV Actor

Place Of Birth: Westwood, NJ

Date Of Birth: September 18, 1961

Date Of Death: June 19, 2013

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

James Gandolfini was born on the 18th of September, 1961. He was best known for being a TV Actor. Played the role of crime family boss Tony Soprano on HBO’s The Sopranos which has won 21 Emmy Awards. He also excelled as an actor on the big screen with notable performances in films such as True Romance, Where the Wild Things Are, and Enough Said.

James Gandolfini was born in Westwood, NJ. He worked as a bouncer, bartender and club manager at an on-campus pub while in college. He produced the HBO documentary Wartorn: 1861-2010, which analyzed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and its impact throughout history.

James Gandolfini was a Virgo and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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James Gandolfini was born in 1960s. The 1960s were an era of protests. The decade was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon. Discover what happened on this day.

James Joseph Gandolfini Jr. is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


James’s James Joseph Gandolfini Jr. attended Park Ridge High School, Park Ridge, New Jersey, United States (1979) and B.A., Communication Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States (1982), New Brunswick College, NJ.


James Gandolfini’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James Gandolfini’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, James Gandolfini kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

James Gandolfini was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Joseph Gandolfini Jr.
NICKNAME: Jim, Jimmy, James Gandolfini, James Joseph Gandolfini Jr.
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: James Gandolfini was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: James Gandolfini was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: James Gandolfini had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

James Gandolfini’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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