Several media outlets are reporting the death of James Gandolfini.
The former star of The Sopranos is reported to have died of a heart attack in Italy, where he was on holiday and to attend the 59th Taormina Film Festival in Sicily.
He was 51.
Gandolfini is best known for playing Tony Soprano in The Sopranos between 1999 and 2007. He won three Emmy nominations for the role.