Appearing in a Manhattan courtroom today, Louis Gross, the man who played Tony Soprano‘s bodyguard on several episodes of HBO’s mob drama, in trouble with the law after being caught red handed trying to pass phony $100 bills to a retailer. The actor already had an outstanding charge on weapons possession.
James Gandolfini‘s widow was out and about today shopping solo at the mall hitting several retail stores including Bloomingdales, purchasing what else, bloomers.. She also went to the bank.
James Gandolfini’s 13-year-old son, found his dad collapsed around 10 p.m. on the floor of their shared hotel room bathroom. Michael Gandolfini was the one that first made the call for help, says the owner of Hotel Bocolo in Rome.
“We’re all in shock and feeling immeasurable sadness at the loss of a beloved member of our family,” said a statement from HBO. ” He was special man, a great talent, but more importantly a gentle and loving person who treated everyone no matter their title or position with equal respect.
” He touched so many of us over the years with his humor, his warmth and his humility. Our hearts go out to his wife and children during this terrible time. He will be deeply missed by all of us.”