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A funeral service for actor James Gandolfini is scheduled to take place in one of New York City's largest churches. (Photo: CBS News) A funeral service for actor James Gandolfini is scheduled to take place in one of New York City's largest churches. (Photo: CBS News)
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Actor James Gandolfini's Funeral On Thursday
June 27, 2013

A funeral service for actor James Gandolfini is scheduled to take place in one of New York City's largest churches.

The ceremony at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine is planned for 10 a.m. Thursday. It comes after a private wake for the former star of "The Sopranos" on Wednesday in New Jersey.

The 51-year-old actor died of a heart attack last week while vacationing in Italy with his son.

Broadway theaters paid tribute by dimming their lights briefly Wednesday night. Gandolfini was nominated for a Tony Award in 2009 as an actor in "God of Carnage."

'Sopranos' Star James Gandolfini Dies Of Cardiac Arrest
June 20, 2013 at 7:55 a.m.

Hospital officials in Rome say "Sopranos" actor James Gandolfini died of a heart attack. 

Doctors at the hospital where Gandolfini was treated say the actor was pronounced dead some 40 minutes after arriving at the hospital Wednesday night. 

Doctors say an autopsy be performed, as required by law.

Italy Film Fest Dedicates Homage To Gandolfini
June 20, 2013 at 6:45 a.m.

Organizers of the Taormina, Sicily, Film Festival are scrambling to put together a tribute to U.S. actor James Gandolfini, who had been expected to attend the festival's closing ceremony this weekend.

Organizers Mario Sesti and Tiziana Rocca said that instead of receiving an award from the resort city of Taormina on Saturday, Gandolfini will instead be honored with a tribute "remembering his career and talent."

He was to have taught a master class Saturday morning and receive the "Taormina City Prize" before attending the festival's closing ceremony along with actress Marisa Tomei.

Sesti and Rocca said they had spoken to Gandolfini hours before his death "and he was very happy to receive this prize and be able to travel to Italy."

Actor James Gandolfini Dies In Italy
June 19, 2013 at 8 p.m.

HBO and James Gandolfini's managers say the actor famous for his role in "The Sopranos" has died in Italy.

The cable channel, and managers Mark Armstrong and Nancy Sanders, say the 51-year-old Gandolfini died Wednesday while on holiday in Rome. According to a report from CNN, Gandolfini died of a possible heart attack.

In a statement, HBO called the actor a great talent and a gentle and loving person.

Gandolfini played conflicted mob boss Tony Soprano in the groundbreaking HBO series that aired from 1999 to 2007.

His film credits included "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Killing Them Softly," and he appeared in the Broadway production "God of Carnage."

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