Michael Gandolfini, Son of Late Sopranos Star James Gandolfini, Attends Show’s 25th Anniversary Celebration


Michael Gandolfini Honors 'The Sopranos' at 25th Anniversary Celebration

Michael Gandolfini, the 24-year-old son of the late James Gandolfini, made a special appearance at HBO's event in New York City to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the iconic TV series 'The Sopranos.' He attended the event with his girlfriend Mia Healey, both dressed in matching black attire for the occasion.

A Nod to the Past: Remembering Tony Soprano

In 2021, Michael portrayed a younger version of his father's character, Tony Soprano, in the crime drama 'The Many Saints of Newark.


' He emphasized that his goal was not to imitate his father but to capture the essence of the character. Michael worked on perfecting Tony's mannerisms and physicality, allowing him to delve deeper into the emotional aspects of the role.

Reflecting on Family and Legacy

Growing up on the set of 'The Sopranos,' Michael experienced a range of emotions while watching the show for the first time. He felt a mix of pride, nostalgia, and admiration for his father's acting abilities.


Through portraying Tony Soprano, Michael found a new connection with his father, understanding the dedication and hard work that went into his performances.

Honoring a Father's Memory

Despite his father's passing in 2013, Michael still holds James Gandolfini close to his heart. He sees him as not only a talented actor but also his best friend and father. Through his work on 'The Many Saints of Newark' and his continued tribute to 'The Sopranos,' Michael keeps his father's legacy alive, honoring the impact the show had on television history.