New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said: "It's an awful shock. James Gandolfini was a fine actor, a Rutgers alum and a true Jersey guy. I was a huge fan of his and the character he played so authentically, Tony Soprano.
"I have gotten to know Jimmy and many of the otheractors in the Sopranos cast and I can say that each of them are an individualNew Jersey treasure.
"Mary Pat and I express our deepest sympathies to Mr Gandolfini's wife and children, and our prayers are with them at this terrible time."
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