A Decade Without James Gandolfini: A Tribute by His 'Sopranos' Co-Star
Ten years ago, the world lost a charismatic actor, James Gandolfini, known best for his iconic role as Tony Soprano in the award-winning HBO drama 'The Sopranos'. As the anniversary of his passing comes around, his co-stars from the hit show are taking time to remember and honor him.
Michael Imperioli, who brilliantly portrayed Christopher Moltisanti, Tony Soprano’s protégé on the show, commemorated Gandolfini's death anniversary by sharing his favorite photo of the two together. Imperioli turned to Instagram to post this heartfelt memory, capturing their off-screen camaraderie and friendship.
Describing the photo, Imperioli captioned, “Batman and Robin… my favorite picture of us. And I can’t help thinking where we ended up that night and what you said. That was one for the books.”
Looking back on the decade since Gandolfini's departure, Imperioli shared his longing for another scene together, another shared laugh, or another late-night chat. His words echo the sentiment of many who worked with Gandolfini, reflecting the lasting impression he left both on and off-screen.
“It’s so very strange that it’s 10 years today since you left us. Would love to have shot one more scene or had another laugh or one more late-night chat. Forever grateful to have done so much work together, to have spent so much time in your company and for all the generosity and kindness. Miss you lots as do so many on the planet.”
As Gandolfini's friends and co-stars remember him, so too do fans around the world. His contribution to television as Tony Soprano has been etched in gold in the annals of television history. Ten years on, the void Gandolfini left behind is still felt, a testament to his indelible mark on the industry and the hearts of those who knew him.