Brad Pitt: Gandolfini Was a ‘Ferocious Actor’

Actor says he is 'gutted by this loss'

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Brad Pitt has expressed his sense of loss following the death of James Gandolfini, and his admiration for the late actor’s work. Pitt played alongside Gandolfini in 2012 Mob thriller “Killing Them Softly.”

“I admire Jimmy as a ferocious actor, a gentle soul and a genuinely funny man,” Pitt said in a statement.

“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.”