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David Chase clarifies remark about Tony Soprano's fate

David Chase clarifies remark about Tony Soprano's fate

NEW YORK, Aug. 27 (UPI) --David Chase's representative has dismissed as inaccurate a widely circulated report that "The Sopranos" creator had finally revealed the fate of Tony Soprano.
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Jon Hamm discusses Don Draper, final season of 'Mad Men'

Jon Hamm discusses Don Draper, final season of 'Mad Men'

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Jon Hamm discusses his character, Don Draper, and the final season of "Mad Men" in a new interview published Thursday.
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James Gandolfini stars in first trailer for his final film, 'The Drop'

James Gandolfini stars in first trailer for his final film, 'The Drop'

April 2 (UPI) -- Late actor James Gandolfini stars in the first trailer for his final film, "The Drop."
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HBO to air James Gandolfini tribute Sunday

HBO to air James Gandolfini tribute Sunday

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. cable network HBO says it plans to air "James Gandolfini: Tribute to a Friend" Sunday.
Edie Falco pays tribute to her 'Sopranos' hubby James Gandolfini

Edie Falco pays tribute to her 'Sopranos' hubby James Gandolfini

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Edie Falco paid a heartfelt tribute to her longtime friend and collaborator, the late James Gandolfini, at the Emmy Awards show in Los Angeles Sunday night.
GOP lawmakers balk at privacy advocate in FISA Court

GOP lawmakers balk at privacy advocate in FISA Court

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- A White House idea to add a privacy advocate in the secret court overseeing National Security Agency phone-data logging is a mistake, key U.S. Republicans said.
'Sopranos' co-stars pay tribute to Gandolfini

'Sopranos' co-stars pay tribute to Gandolfini

NEW YORK, June 20 (UPI) -- U.S. actor and musician Steven Van Zandt says he lost a brother when James Gandolfini, his co-star on "The Sopranos," died in Rome at the age of 51.
Chase, Carell, Smith and Christie mourn the loss of Gandolfini

Chase, Carell, Smith and Christie mourn the loss of Gandolfini

LOS ANGELES, June 19 (UPI) -- David Chase, the creator of the New Jersey mob drama "The Sopranos," declared its late star James Gandolfini one of "the greatest actors of this or any time."
'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dies in Italy at 51

'Sopranos' star James Gandolfini dies in Italy at 51

TAORMINA, Italy, June 19 (UPI) -- James Gandolfini, the Emmy Award-winning star of the New Jersey gangster drama "The Sopranos," died Wednesday in Italy, HBO confirmed. He was 51.
Van Zandt to star in Netflix mob comedy

Van Zandt to star in Netflix mob comedy

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Steven Van Zandt, a former cast member of the mob drama "The Sopranos," again plays a gangster in the new comedy series "Lilyhammer," Netflix said.

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Falco wants Gandolfini on 'Nurse Jackie'

Falco wants Gandolfini on 'Nurse Jackie'

NEW YORK, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Edie Falco says she'd love James Gandolfini, her co-star from "The Sopranos," to reprise his role of New Jersey mob boss Tony on her new show "Nurse Jackie."
Gandolfini set to join 'Wonderstone' cast

Gandolfini set to join 'Wonderstone' cast

HOLLYWOOD, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- U.S. actor James Gandolfini is in talks to join Jim Carrey and Steve Carell in the new comedy "Burt Wonderstone," Daily Variety said Sunday.
Falco says she's up for 'Sopranos' flick

Falco says she's up for 'Sopranos' flick

NEW YORK, April 28 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Edie Falco said she is doubtful a film follow-up of TV's "The Sopranos" will get made, but suggested she'd be on board if there is one.
Gandolfini doesn't want deposition taped

Gandolfini doesn't want deposition taped

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- Papers filed in New York's Brooklyn Supreme Court show actor James Gandolfini has requested his deposition for a lawsuit not be videotaped.
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James Gandolfini (Tony Soprano) arrives for the Sopranos final episode viewing at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida on June 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Michael Bush)
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Anthony John "Tony" Soprano, Sr. is a fictional character on the HBO television drama series The Sopranos, portrayed by James Gandolfini and conceived by series creator David Chase. The show's exceedingly complex protagonist, he is the only character to appear in every episode of the show. He is the Boss of the DiMeo Crime Family.

Tony has to juggle northern New Jersey's most powerful criminal organization, keeping it functioning properly and keeping dissonance to a minimum. The relationship between Tony and his uncle, Corrado John Soprano, Jr. (better known as Junior Soprano), was very close for many years, with Junior acting as a father figure for Tony following the death of Giovanni (AKA Johnny Boy) Soprano, Tony's father. However, the relationship was strained when a disgruntled Junior became more and more marginalized in the organization as the FBI's investigation into his activities increased.

Despite a level of local notoriety, Tony represents himself publicly as a waste management consultant to Barone Sanitation, one of the many fronts for his criminal enterprises. He used his putative nephew Christopher Moltisanti as a buffer between him and his capos during the last two seasons in order to insulate himself from the FBI, until Moltisanti's death after an automobile accident. Bobby Baccalieri was groomed as Moltisanti's replacement until he was killed by Phil Leotardo's hitmen when the Lupertazzi Crime Family launched a war against the DiMeo Crime Family. Soprano returns safely to his criminal enterprise after striking a truce with Phil's underlings when Phil is assassinated. He is last shown having dinner with his family at the famous Holsten's restaurant in Bloomfield, New Jersey, though the possibility of a criminal indictment, thanks to a gun charge and testimony from Carlo Gervasi, looms over his head.

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