John Travolta Will Make Sure James Gandolfini’s Family Is ‘Taken Care Of’ In The Wake Of James’ Death
John Travolta and James Gandolfini were more than just co-stars, they were also close friends.
The two had a long history of friendship, beginning with their families' friendship that blossomed in their shared home state of New Jersey.
In fact, John Travolta was the one who inspired James to start acting to begin with, as John explained:
"I was his inspiration to get into the business. He would see pictures of me on the wall from movies and decided he wanted to be an actor.”
We’re grateful James followed in John's footsteps and rose to become a cherished actor in the eyes and hearts of many.
James wasn’t only cherished for his acting roles, though. He was also an extremely kind soul, and was a shoulder to lean on for others in their times of need. Travolta talked about James’ support during the tragic death of his own son: