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Funeral plans set for actor James Gandolfini
Tuesday - 6/25/2013, 2:18am  ET
FILE - This undated publicity photo released by HBO, shows actor James Gandolfini in his role as Tony Soprano, head of the New Jersey crime family portrayed in HBO's "The Sopranos." Funeral services for actor James Gandolfini are scheduled for Thursday, June 27, 2013, at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City. Gandolfini died June 19, 2013 in Italy. He was 51. (AP Photo/HBO, Barry Wetcher, File)
NEW YORK (AP) -- The funeral for James Gandolfini will be held Thursday at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City.
An HBO spokeswoman speaking on behalf of Gandolfini's family says the funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m.
The 51-year-old star of "The Sopranos" died Wednesday in Rome. Family spokesman Michael Kobold says Gandolfini died of a heart attack.
HBO confirmed on Monday that Gandolfini's body had been returned to the United States from Rome.
The actor had been headed to Sicily to appear at the Taormina Film Festival, which paid tribute to him Saturday.
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