Nightly News   |  June 27, 2013

Sopranos cast turns out for Gandolfini’s funeral

A crowd of 1500 attended the funeral of James Gandolfini, who will be forever identified with the tough-guy role of Tony Soprano. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> and a sad gathering here in new york this morning. took the death of james gandolfini to bring the old gang back together. virtually all of the cast members of "the sopranos" were there, among the crowd of 1,500 mourners, was the actor forever identified with the role of tony soprano . in his eulogy, the soprano creator spoke directly to gandolfini, i saw you as a boy, a sad and lonely boy , and amazed and confused and loving. and i