Tragedy struck Wednesday when beloved Sopranos star James Gandolfini passed away suddenly of a supposed heart attack while on vacation in Italy. The 51-year-old actor entertained viewers for six seasons as Tony Soprano, and it seems his legacy touched everyone — including the cast of Jersey Shore.

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JWOWW and the rest of the gang took to Twitter to remember the legendary actor. “In tears over James Gandolfini’s passing … Wow speechless,” JWOWW tweeted. Castmate Vinny is also mourning the actor’s passing. “Wow. Gandolfini [was] one of the best ever. TERRIBLE!!!” he tweeted.

Pauly D seems really affected by James’ passing. “Wow RIP #JamesGandolfini!!! My favorite show of all time The Sopranos. My heart and prayers go out to your loved ones,” he tweeted. He followed that one up withthis: “In honor of the late great #JamesGandolfini, I will be watching Sopranos all night #RIP my dude.”

Angelina “Jolie” Pivarnick took to Twitter to recall her real-life encounter with James. “I’m soo sad that James died. You were one of the greatest. You will be missed. I will never forget meeting you on the plan to L.A. RIP James,” the former Jersey Shore star tweeted.

It’s clear this great actor had a profound effect on these reality stars. He will be missed by many.

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