It’s an honor that Tony Soprano could only have dreamed of. And one he probably would have run by his therapist.
Fox reports that after an order from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the Garden State is flying its flags at half-staff for the late actor James Gandolfini. The order stipulates that all flags in government buildings, offices and other properties be lowered in honor of the actor’s accomplishments.
The former “Sopranos” star died last week of a sudden heart attack while attending a film festival in Rome. The critically and commercially acclaimed show was largely set in New Jersey, where Gandolfini himself was born. The actor's funeral services are scheduled to take place on Thursday in New York City.
“James Gandolfini was an iconic actor and will be remembered for the timeless impact he left upon television and film in the State of New Jersey and across our nation,” Christie said in a statement released shortly after Gandolfini’s death.
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