(CNN/CBS) - Fans and fellow actors are remembering actor James Gandolfini. The actor died of an apparent heart attack while on vacation in Rome. Gandolfini, who was just 51 years old, was best known for his role as Tony Soprano on the HBO show "The Sopranos." The award winning series ran for eight years. Gandolfini won 3 Emmy for his role in the series. He leaves behind a wife and 2 children.