A former “Sopranos” actor convicted of attempted burglary for his role in the killing of an off-duty New York City police officer has been released on parole.
James Gandolfini died Wednesday in Rome at age 51.
An autopsy confirmed that the New Jersey native and actor died of a heart attack, with no evidence of substance abuse or foul play, a family spokesman said Friday.
Everything about James Gandolfini seemed to be bright and bigger than life – much like the state of New Jersey, where he was raised and where the greatest role of his career was based.
Lip, a Paramus resident whose real name was Frank Anthony Vallelonga, died Friday at a hospital in Teaneck. The cause of death was not disclosed, but family members told The Record of Woodland Park that Lip had been in failing health in recent years.
In this segment of Eye On New York, host Rob Morrison sits down with film and television star Dominic Chianese.