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Published June 20, 2013, 08:49 AM

James Gandolfini: He let his characters star

NEW YORK (AP) — James Gandolfini would have hated all this fuss. He was an actor who shrank from attention for anything but the roles he brought to life. No false modesty. He simply did his best to remain a private citizen behind his public characters. These included, of course, Tony Soprano, the fiendish, tormented mobster who the world came to know and revere as a towering dramatic achievement.

By: FRAZIER MOORE,AP Television Writer, Associated Press

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