06.20.13 2:22 AM ET
James Gandolfini: The Internet Reacts to His Death—Even John McCain and Chris Christie
The Sopranos star died on Wednesday, representatives from HBO have confirmed. The 51-year-old actor is believed to have suffered a heart attack while in Italy for a scheduled appearance at the 59th Taormina Film Festival in Sicily. During his run in the critically acclaimed The Sopranos, Gandolfini won three Emmy awards. His wife, Deborah Lin, gave birth to a daughter in October 2012, and he has another son from a previous marriage.