James Gandolfini Dead at 51: Stars React on Twitter
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James Gandolfini Dead at 51: Stars React on Twitter

We were shocked and saddened by the news that James Gandolfini, star of HBO's The Sopranos (and many other amazing titles), had died suddenly in Italy at age 51. Apparently, we weren't alone.

During his long and wonderful career as an actor, James gained many devoted fans, and some of them were your favorite celebs. Here is what some of them had to say about his death.

See our coverage of the breaking story here.

Steve Carell

James's Incredible Burt Wonderstone co-star chimes in.

Josh Henderson

The Dallas and Desperate Housewives star is a fan.

Rainn Wilson

The Office star says that James has a "dangerous, big heart."

Olivia Wilde

Olivia also worked with James on The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.

Kevin Smith

James was an inspiration to the Clerks director.

Gavin Rossdale

The Bush frontman reflects.

Busy Philipps

The pregnant Cougar Town star is saddened by the news.

Keegan-Michael Key

The Key and Peele star has an underrated favorite James Gandolfini role.

Jaleel White

The actor behind Steve Urkel on Family Matters (and Dancing With the Stars "survivor") pays his respects.

Bethenny Frankel

The TV personality and former Real Housewife loved his work.

Will Arnett

The Arrested Development star worked with James on The Sopranos in 2002, playing Mike Waldrup.

Debra Messing

The Will and Grace star remembers James as kind.

Ed Asner

Legendary TV actor Ed Asner is as upset as the rest of us.

Rose McGowan

The Charmed star fondly remembers meeting the actor.

Colton Haynes

The Teen Wolf star says James was one of his favorite actors.

Lance Bass

The 90s boy-bander is saddened by James's death.

Golnesa Gharachedaghi

James Gandolfini Dead at 51: Stars React on Twitter
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GG of Shahs of Sunset remembers playing poker with James.