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Where have the cast of 'The Sopranos' gone after almost a quarter century? Let's take a closer look.

‘The Sopranos’ 25th anniversary: The cast speaks

It’s been 25 years since The Sopranos first aired on HBO, reshaping the landscape of television drama. This gritty, complex show about a New Jersey mob boss, Tony Soprano, and his struggle to manage his family life with his role in the Mafia, captured the hearts and minds of millions. But what has happened to the iconic cast since the show’s dramatic curtain call in 2007?

Life After New Jersey: The Stars of The Sopranos

James Gandolfini, who immortalized Tony Soprano, continued to leave his mark on the film industry with roles in Killing Them Softly and The Drop. Tragically, Gandolfini’s journey ended too soon with his untimely death in 2013. His legacy, however, lives on through his son, Michael Gandolfini, who portrayed a younger Tony in the prequel film The Many Saints of Newark.

Edie Falco, unforgettable as Tony’s wife Carmela, has thrived in television, earning acclaim for her roles in Nurse Jackie and Impeachment: American Crime Story. Up next for Falco is a role in the much-anticipated Avatar sequel, The Way of Water.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler, who played Tony’s daughter Meadow, tried her hand at a music career with the album Here to Heaven. Post-Sopranos, she’s made appearances on shows like Entourage and Big Sky. Recently, she launched a podcast with on-screen brother Robert Iler, titled Not Today Pal.

Continuing the Legacy

Robert Iler, portraying the troubled A.J. Soprano, stepped away from acting post-Sopranos to focus on professional poker. He’s joined forces with Sigler to give fans a glimpse into their lives through their podcast.

Michael Imperioli, who won hearts as Christopher Moltisanti, continues to make waves in television with roles in The White Lotus and Blue Bloods. Imperioli also co-hosts the podcast Talking Sopranos with Steve Schirripa, who played Bobby Baccalieri.

Lorraine Bracco, Tony’s therapist Dr. Melfi, has remained a familiar face on television, with roles in Rizzoli & Isles and Blue Bloods. More recently, she lent her voice to Disney’s live-action Pinocchio.

The Eternal Bond

Dominic Chianese, known as Uncle Junior, continued his acting career with roles in Boardwalk Empire and The Good Wife. At 92, he remains a respected veteran in the industry.

Vincent Pastore, who played Big Pussy, has been active in film, TV, and theater, with appearances in Wu-Tang: An American Saga and Bullets Over Broadway.

Steven Van Zandt, before becoming Silvio Dante, was a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. Post-Sopranos, he starred in Netflix’s Lilyhammer and appeared in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman.

The late Tony Sirico, Paulie Walnuts on the show, continued acting until his death in 2022, with roles in Lilyhammer and the unreleased film Super Athlete.

Drea de Matteo, Adriana on the show, has been active in television with roles in Sons of Anarchy and Shades of Blue, and recently joined OnlyFans.

Where Are They Now: The Sopranos Edition

Have you ever wondered what happened to the cast of The Sopranos after the final episode aired? This groundbreaking HBO series, which premiered in 1999, not only captivated audiences with its compelling storytelling but also launched the careers of its talented cast. Let’s dive into where they are now, 25 years after we first met Tony Soprano and his complicated world.

James Gandolfini, who brilliantly played the troubled mob boss Tony Soprano, continued to showcase his exceptional acting skills in films like Killing Them Softly and The Drop. His untimely death in 2013 left a void in the entertainment world, but his legacy lives on, especially through his son, Michael Gandolfini. Michael brought a younger Tony Soprano to life in the prequel film The Many Saints of Newark, offering a fresh perspective on the iconic character.

Edie Falco, the indomitable Carmela Soprano, didn’t miss a beat post-The Sopranos. She captivated audiences with her lead role in Nurse Jackie and showcased her versatility in Impeachment: American Crime Story. Up next, she’s diving into the sci-fi world with Avatar: The Way of Water.

Jamie-Lynn Sigler, who played Tony’s daughter Meadow, took a swing at a music career and then returned to acting with roles in Entourage and Big Sky. Recently, she started the podcast Not Today Pal with her on-screen brother, Robert Iler.

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