This week the entertainment world was saddened by the untimely death of actor James Gandolfini
. He was 51 years-old. Known to audiences mostly for his his award-winning portrayal of Italian-American gangster Tony Soprano
from HBO's The Sopranos, Gandolfini is widely revered for re-defining and re-popularizing the anti-hero
in American television. But how did real life gangsters see the fictional mafia boss? Former Gambino crime family mobster Louis Ferrante
- who now hosts the Discovery Channel's Inside the Gangster's Code
- talks about the mafia's love for the Big T.