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James Gandolfini dies: Celebrities react on Twitter

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Actor James Gandolfini died Wednesday at age 51. Celebrities took to Twitter and other media to share their condolences. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Susan Sarandon
So sad to lose James Gandolfini. One of the sweetest, funniest, most generous actors I’ve ever worked with. Sending prayers to his family. @SusanSarandon (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Jonah Hill
I’m truly heartbroken to hear that James Gandolfini has passed away. He is one of my all time favorite actors. Tragic loss. @JonahHill  (Jason Merritt / Getty Images)
Patton Oswalt
Death needs to be driven out into the woods by Silvio Dante. #RIPGandolfini @pattonoswalt (Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times)
Will Arnett
So saddened by news of James Gandolfini’s death. What talent. He shall be missed. @arnettwill (Charles Sykes / Invision / AP)
Aisha Tyler
RIP James Gandolfini. A startling and tragic loss. @aishatyler  (Mark Davis / Getty Images)
Ron Perlman
Sweet journey home, James Gandolfini ... The brightest stars burn the fastest.... @perlmutations (Barry Brecheisen / Invision/AP)
Olivia Wilde
James Gandolfini was a kind, funny, wonderful guy. I’m so lucky to have worked with him. Sending love to his family. Such a sad, sad day. @oliviawilde (Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images)
Ricky Gervais
Damn. RIP James Gandofini. An amazing actor that made arguably the greatest drama of all time, & a funny, sweet, gentle giant off screen. @rickygevaise (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Kristen Chenoweth
NO. Not James Gandolfini. He was in my top 5 favorite actors EVER. :( @KChenoweth (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times)
Ewan McGregor
Jesus. The world just lost one of its great actors. James Gandolfini has passed away. Thoughts to his family. Such a talent. I’m saddened. @mcgregor_ewan (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Julie Benz
so incredibly sad.... RIP James Gandolfini ... your work inspired and entertained... so incredibly sad. @juliebenz  (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
Anne Rice
We’ve lost James Gandolfini, the great actor who created the role of Tony Soprano, mob boss in the Sopranos. @AnneRiceAuthor  (Matthias Scheer)
Steve Carell
James Gandolfini. Unbelievably sad news. A fine man. @SteveCarell  (Brendon Thorne / Getty Images)
Jimmy Kimmel
I’m sadder about James Gandolfini than everyone else. @jimmykimmel (Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
Al Roker
Gandolfini’s Tony Soprano was one of the most nuanced, layered gangsters ever caught on film. His acting and Matt Weiner’s words were magic @alroker (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Josh Groban
Thank you James Gandolfini for some of the most brilliant tv moments of all time. So sad!!! @joshgroban (Michael Robinson Chavez / Los Angeles Times)
Rose McGowan
I am heartbroken about James Gandolfini. He was a gentle giant and great man. I love this picture, I loved him. - @rosemcgowan  (Mark Davis / Getty Images)
Russell Simmons
RT @GlobalGrind: RIP James Gandolfini - @UncleRUSH  (Stephen Lovekin / Getty Images)
Wayne Brady
RIP James Gandolfini...51 yrs old. So sad. - @waynebrady  (Kevin Winter / Getty Images)
Charisma Carpenter
Just heard about James Gandolfini... I am so sad to learn this news. Condolences to his family and friends. What a talent - @AllCharisma  (Jason Kempin / Getty Images)
Lucy Hale
So sad to hear about James Gandolfini. RIP - @lucyhale  (Alexandra Wyman / Invision )
Lance Bass
So so so sad about James Gandolfini - 51 is way too young. - @LanceBass  (Michael Loccisano / Getty Images)
Marlee Matlin
Shocked at reading about the untimely passing of James Gandolfini. A man of enormous talent. What shocking and sad news. - @MarleeMatlin  (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)