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James Gandolfini dies at 51: Reactions from celebrities (Photos)

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image otrc"><span>OTRC</span></div><span class="caption-text">Edie Falco released the following statement following the death of her &#39;Sopranos&#39; co-star and on-screen husband, James Gandolfini: &#39;I am shocked and devastated by Jim&#39;s passing. He was a man of tremendous depth and sensitivity, with a kindness and generosity beyond words. I consider myself very lucky to have spent 10 years as his close colleague. My heart goes out to his family. As those of us in his pretend one hold on to the memories of our intense and beautiful time together. The love between Tony and Carmela was one of the greatest I&#39;ve ever known.&#39; &#40;Pictured: Edie Falco and James Gandolfini talk to reporters backstage at the 2000 Golden Globe Awards. The two won individual awards for their leading roles in &#39;The Sopranos,&#39; while the HBO series was also deemed Best TV Series - Drama.&#41;</span></div>
June 20, 2013 8:41:31 AM PDT