A Look Back at James Gandolfini's Most Notable Co-Stars

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Jan. 28 2015, Updated 6:40 p.m. ET

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As everyone in the universe and, especially, James Gandolfini's family is still processing the fact that he died yesterday from a heart attack at only 51 years old, we think the people in this gallery are taking the news real hard, too. These are some of the lucky actors who got to be in movies with James, which is pretty much an honor.

Watch: James Gandolfini's Most Famous Roles in Movies

So check out some of James most notable co-stars below, from Kristen Stewart to Brad Pitt, and read on for details on his roles outside of The Sopranos. Which of James' movies is your favorite? Tweet us @OKMagazine.

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1. Alexis Bledel and Saoirse Ronan

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James plays the target of teenage assassins in 'Violet & Daisy,' but the relationship he, Alexis and Saoirse develop on-screen is more loving than you'd think. Probably because you can't help but love a big ol' teddy bear like him.

2. Brad Pitt

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'Killing Them Softly' centered around the mob, much like 'The Sopranos' did, but this one had Brad Pitt, so yea.

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3. Diane Lane

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'Cinema Verite' was a made-for-TV movie about the making of the first American family's TV show, and Diane Lane was James' lucky leading lady.

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4. Edie Falco

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Edie had the luxury of playing Tony Soprano's wife on the classic HBO show for ten years. Ten! Cannot even imagine how sad she is right now.

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5. John Travolta

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During an interview with 'Good Morning America', John revealed that his 'Pelham 123' co-star, James, was there for him a few years ago when he lost his son, Jett, so he too plans to be there for James' family while they're mourning his loss. So sad.

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6. Kristen Stewart

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James played a protective father figure to Kristen's hooker character in 'Welcome to the Rileys' and his performance in that film is one of his best yet. Go see it.

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7. Mark Ruffalo

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James starred in the film version of 'Where the Wild Things Are' with Mark, making our favorite book from childhood that much better.


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