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Jim Gandolfini | Jim
6' 1" (1.85 m)
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I dabbled a little bit in acting in high school and then I forgot about it completely. And then at about twenty-five I went to a class. I don't think anybody in my family thought it was an intelligent choice. I don't think anybody thought I'd succeed, which is understandable. I think they were just happy that I was doing something.
Lost more than 40 pounds for his role in The Mexican
(2001), but had to gain it all back before shooting for the HBO series The Sopranos
(1999) because executives did not believe the audience would like a "skinny" Tony.
Frequently plays characters who are brutish yet charming