Sopranos Stars Mourn At James Gandolfini’s Funeral
The creator of “The Sopranos” said at James Gandolfini’s funeral that the actor brought the traits of a sad boy, “amazed and confused,” to the role of Tony Soprano. “You were a good boy,” David Chase said this morning at New York’s Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine.
One of four speakers at the funeral, Chase gave his remarks in the form of a letter to Gandolfini. The actor’s widow, Deborah Lin Gandolfini. and two family friends were also speakers at the service.
Chase remembered that gandolfini once told him that “You know what I want to be? A man. That’s all. I want to be a man.” Chase said he always felt he was seeing a young, sad boy.
From “The Sopranos” were Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli, Aida Turturro and Steve Schirripa. New Jersey Governor Chris Christi, and Dick Cavett were also seen in front of the church before the funeral.