James Gandolfini: A Life in Pictures

As the tributes to James Gandolfini, who died on Wednesday at the age of 51, continue to come in, here’s a look back at the actor’s life and career in photos, from some of the first shots of the iconic Tony Soprano, to happy moments Gandolfini shared with his co-stars throughout the years. As Matt Zoller Seitz puts it, “You could sense the goodness in him, no matter how tortured and tormented his characters were. It was there in those sad eyes and that radiant smile.”