He had the opportunity to work with James Gandolfini on a trio of films (True Romance, The Mexican, and Killing Them Softly) and Brad Pitt is bereaved over news of the actors untimely death.
The Fight Club hunk told press, “I admire Jimmy as a ferocious actor, a gentle soul and a genuinely funny man.
I am fortunate to have sat across the table from him and am gutted by this loss. I wish his family strength and some semblance of peace, he added.
Gandolfini was found on the floor of his hotel bathroom by his 13-year-old son in Rome, Italy last night (June 19) and was pronounced dead (cardiac arrest) 20 minutes after arriving at the hospital.